Category list : Asthma
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Asthma- Essential GuideSubscription
’The book is an absolute “must read” for anyone living with asthma, their family and/or carers’
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.
Spirometry is widely used to diagnose and monitor respiratory diseases, but requires specific skills and knowledge. A national register is being created which will feature all appropriately trained and/or certified practitioners
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