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Part 5: Stepping down treatment

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Deirdre Siddaway, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, shares advice and guidance on assessing patients with asthma. Part 5 of 6.

Respiratory Nurse Specialist, Deirdre Siddaway, explains how to provide a quality, structured asthma review. This week we’re discussing Stepping down treatment: do we always consider doing it?

References

BTS/SIGN British Guideline on the Management of Asthma, October 2014

PCRS-UK Practice Improvement Worksheet – Reviewing asthma patients on high-dose inhaled corticosteroids

North East London and the City: Guidance in Stepping down combination asthma inhaler therapy: Adults >18yrs

 

Next week

Part 6 of 6: Personal Asthma Action Plans

Due out Tuesday 24 February

 

 

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