Guidance and Best Practice
This article has been created as a summary of a range of material from PCRS tools and encompasses the basics of a good respiratory review.
e have issued pragmatic guidance for the routine and crisis management of patients with asthma and COPD during the UK Covid-19 epidemic. The guide has been written to response to the questions that primary care colleagues are now asking, particularly around steroid use as Covid-19 cases continue to rise.
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
There are various forms of rhinitis, which is defined as inflammation of the nasal mucosa and can be due to various causes such as an allergen, infection, vaso-motor abnormality (caused by an irritant). The condition may also involve the sinuses and is known as rhino-sinusitis.
In this article produced for Practice Nurse, author, PCRS Chair, Carol Stonham, describes FeNO testing and its role in diagnosing respiratory disease. She discusses the advantages and limitations of this test.