Practical Resources and Guidance
A guide commissioned to provide clarity on aspects of diagnosis, management and monitoring of asthma.
This article by Darush Attar Zadeh features a succinct narrative on the myths and facts around asthma management.
The asthma slide rule helps to start a conversation with your patients and/or colleagues around how much salbutamol is acceptable before a review is necessary
The captain of your asthma care should be your regular preventer inhaler, not the co-pilot blue inhaler.
In this article first published in Primary Care Respiratory Update in 2016 as a poster for primary care and updated for asthma in November 2019 we discuss the building blocks of a good asthma review focusing on:-
In these three case studies, clinicians explain how practices can help their patients to reduce their over reliance on short-acting beta2 agonists (SABA)
The playing cards on these slides and downloadable PDF playing cards are a way to trigger conversations with healthcare teams, and between pharmacists and patients regarding the use of/reliance on SABA inhalers. We invite you to use them to start a discussion!
In this article for Primary Care Respiratory Academy, Noel Baxter describes the nine good care processes developed by a multidisciplinary and integrated respiratory team in Lambeth and Southwark with a novel way to disseminate the measures and show improvement. Download the asthma review MS Excel template described in the article. Download the asthma value pyramid.