Video and audio resources to help healthcare professionals enhance their knowledge about severe asthma.
Dr Steve Holmes, a member of the BTS Specialist Advisory Group on Asthma, and Dr Rob Niven, of the SIGN/BTS Guidelines Steering Committee, speak to Dr Vincent McGovern, a GP with special interest in asthma, about best practice for diagnosing, managing and referring asthma patients.
Part 1: Introduction to asthma
Part 2: NRAD report and asthma management guidelines
Part 3: Management of the asthma patient
SCHOOL-AGED PAEDIATRIC ASTHMA
Dr Vincent McGovern, a GP with special interest in asthma, talks to Professor Andy Bush, a specialist in paediatric respiratory medicine, and Sadie Clayton, a consultant nurse working in children’s respiratory services about best practice for diagnosing, managing and referring paediatric asthma patients.
Part 1: Taking school-aged paediatric asthma seriously: is it happening?
Part 2: Diagnosing and managing school-aged paediatric asthma: nailing the basics
Part 3: A closer look at referral in difficult or severe paediatric asthma
BTS, British Thoracic Society; NRAD, National Review of Asthma Deaths; SIGN, Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network.