Lik Sprava. 1997 Nov-Dec; (6): 168-72.
[A mathematical assessment of the efficacy of the methods for treating patients with chronic nonspecific lung diseases at a health resort]
A total of 866 patients with chronic unspecific lung diseases were examined. Medical data collection, storage and acquisition involved making use of the operational system UNIX as well as data base control systems UBASE and INFORMIX. Relation was found out between use rate of bronchodilators, antibacterial drugs, corticosteroids, and results of treatment. The above patients can also derive benefit from such nonpharmacologic modes of treatment as apparatus-aided training of breathing, hypoxia and hypercapnia training, acupuncture-laser therapy treatments, herbal aromatic substances.