Category list : Asthma
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Deirdre Siddaway, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, shares advice and guidance on assessing patients with asthma. Part 3 of 6.
A series of clinical tests, starting with spirometry, should be used to help support a diagnosis of asthma, according to draft guidance from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence.
Deirdre Siddaway, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, shares advice and guidance on assessing patients with asthma. Part 2 of 6.
Asthma nurses can play a vital role in keeping those with the condition out of hospital during the peak season for colds and flu, according to a charity.
Deirdre Siddaway, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, sharing advice and guidance on assessing patients with asthma. Part 1 of 6.
Asthma patients have an increased risk of developing obstructive sleep apnoea, with the link stronger with having had asthma longer, according to a US study.
An asthma patient passport could enable patients with severe asthma to get the right treatment when they present in accident and emergency with exacerbations
Toddlers who share a bed with their parents could have an increased risk of asthma in later life, suggests new research.
A new urine test could help ensure children with asthma receive the level of medication they need to manage their illness better and prevent future exacerbations, according to researchers.
There is not enough evidence to change the guidance on paracetamol over a link to childhood asthma, according to a new report.