Category list : Asthma
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KNOW HOW Asthma inhalersSubscription
VOL: 96, ISSUE: 37, PAGE NO: 14Linda Pearce MSc, RN, SCM, OHNc, NPDip, respiratory specialist nurse, West Suffolk HospitalSponsored by an education grant from Allen & HanburysThis guide explains how different types of inhaler devices work, and describes their benefits and drawbacks.
Asthma and womenSubscription
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Asthma care in a school environmentSubscription
VOL: 96, ISSUE: 37, PAGE NO: 43Caia Francis, BSc, MSc, is a project coordinator/research nurse, Division of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol, and a member of The Nursing Times Good Practice Network. For GPN details, tel: 020 7383 5865‘I didn’t know my asthma could be this good. I didn’t know that I could feel this well. I thought that was how my asthma was. I thought that was how it should be.’
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 12, PAGE NO: 8Teresa Burgoyne, RN, is respiratory nurse, Queen’s Medical Centre, NottinghamTeresa Burgoyne, RN, is respiratory nurse, Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham
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Patients with severe asthmaSubscription
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 34, PAGE NO: 49Linda Pearce, MSc, RN, RCM, NPracDip, is respiratory specialist nurse, West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St EdmundsThere are 3.4 million people in the UK with asthma. A small proportion of these - an estimated 5% - are difficult to treat due to breakthrough symptoms despite best current therapy.
Managing asthma in adolescenceSubscription
VOL: 97, ISSUE: 38, PAGE NO: 40Pat MacDonald, BA, RGN, RSCN, HV, is respiratory nurse specialist, the Airways Clinic, St Helier Hospital, Carshalton
Linda Pearce, MSc, RN, SCM, OHNc, N Pract Dip.
A specialist asthma serviceSubscription
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