Journal article

Severe Asthma Global Evaluation (SAGE): An Electronic Platform for Severe Asthma.

Eve Denton, Fiona Hore-Lacy, Naghmeh Radhakrishna, Annie Gilbert, TunnRen Tay, Joy Lee, Eli Dabscheck, Erin S Harvey, Lakmini Bulathsinhala, James Fingleton, David Price, Peter G Gibson, Robyn O'Hehir, Mark Hew

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology In Practice | Published : 2019

Abstract

Severe asthma is complex and heterogeneous; ad hoc outpatient assessment can be suboptimal. Systematic evaluation improves outcomes and is recommended by international guidelines. Electronic templates improve physician performance and clinical processes, and may be useful in severe asthma systematic evaluation. We developed the Severe Asthma Global Evaluation (SAGE) electronic platform to streamline this process, via Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap). It incorporates: a questionnaire battery for patient completion before clinical consultation; asthma and comorbidity modules; a clinical summary page in an asthma management module; a nurse educator module; a structured panel discussion..

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