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Patients with severe asthma

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 34, PAGE NO: 49Linda Pearce, MSc, RN, RCM, NPracDip, is respiratory specialist nurse, West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St EdmundsThere are 3.4 million people in the UK with asthma. A small proportion of these - an estimated 5% - are difficult to treat due to breakthrough symptoms despite best current therapy.

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