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Specialist nurses are taking part in an innovative new digital health project pilot that aims to reduce their risk of patients experiencing asthma exacerbations.
Climate friendly asthma inhaler swap encouragedSubscription
Nurses and other clinicians should consider swapping asthma patients onto more environmentally friendly types of inhaler, where it is safe to do so, says a professional body.
A winning team from the Nursing Times Awards 2016 set up an asthma clinic for people with learning disabilities to help improve asthma control and reduce pressure on urgent care services
Tucking up children in dust mite-proof bedding may help reduce severe asthma attacks and prevent frightening and costly hospital admissions, suggests new UK research.
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The NHS must be prepared for the entry into the UK healthcare system of smart inhalers, which have the potential to transform care for people with asthma, according to a charity report.
Children with asthma are more likely to become obese later in childhood or in adolescence, according to US researchers.
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Two thirds of patients are still not receiving the basic care they need to manage their asthma, with wide variations in the level of care reported between areas, a charity has claimed.
Asthma patients should in future be prescribed a leukotriene receptor antagonist as an intermediate step-up between a preventer inhaler and a combination inhaler, if their condition is poorly controlled.