Category list : Asthma
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Many respiratory nursing teams across the NHS are short-staffed with around half of nurses reporting they are unable to spend as much time with patients as needed, according to a new study.
A new drug for patients with severe asthma has taken a significant step towards being made available on the NHS, following a change of heart by the medicines regulator.
Pressure on accident and emergency departments means they are finding it “challenging” to meet standards for timely treatment for asthma patients, warn the authors of an audit.
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Health professionals from across the NHS and beyond are being urged to adopt the latest version of the world’s first evidence-based guideline on the use of emergency oxygen.
An interactive new website has been launched today with the aim of raising awareness of the importance of accurate inhaler technique among nurses and other healthcare professionals.
A short film that is designed to help encourage children with asthma to use their inhalers effectively has been released today.
Treatment with inhaled steroids may slightly increase the risk of pneumonia in patients with asthma, as well as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to Canadian researchers.
A “unique” smartphone app to help asthma patients manage their condition has been developed through a partnership involving academics and a pharmaceutical company.
Specialist nurses are taking part in an innovative new digital health project pilot that aims to reduce their risk of patients experiencing asthma exacerbations.