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Part 4 - 'Right drug, at the right dose using the right device'

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Deirdre Siddaway, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, shares advice and guidance on assessing patients with asthma. Part 4 of 6.

Respiratory Nurse Specialist, Deirdre Siddaway, explains how to provide a quality, structured asthma review. This week we’re discussing medication use in asthma and how to provide the right drug, at the right dose using the right device.



Education for Health (2013) Simply Asthma. A Practical Pocket Book. 12th ed

BTS/SIGN British Guideline on the Management of Asthma (2014)

Royal College of Physicians (2014) National Review of Asthma Deaths: Why asthma still kills: the National Review of Asthma Deaths (NRAD) Confidential Enquiry report. London: RCP

PCRS-UK Practice Improvement Worksheet: Post-acute asthma care bundle


Next week

Part 5 of 6 - Stepping down treatment: do we always consider doing it?

Due out 17 February 2015


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