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Time to review: 30 minutes
Type: Clinical resource or information, PCRU Clinical Area: Asthma Status: Current

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.

Time to review: 30 minutes

A guide commissioned to provide clarity on aspects of diagnosis, management and monitoring of asthma.

Time to review: 15 minutes

This article explores the impact of the environment on the health of people with asthma and COPD and focuses on two key areas, indoor (home) and outdoor pollutants and severe weather extremes such as heat waves or very cold weather

Type: PCRU Clinical Area: Allergy, Asthma Status: Current

In this article Lisa Cummings, Queens Nurse, CYP Specialist Asthma Practitioner and PCRS Education Committee member, discusses the management of asthma and atopy in children and young people focusing on perennial and allergic rhinitis, it’s impact on asthma and top tips for reducing symptoms and improving control.

Time to review: 1 hour

This online learning module will take you through the GINA approach to managing asthma and using this, in collaboration with patients, to ensure and maintain optimal treatment for people with asthma. We will explore the GINA model and how it can be applied to facilitate best practice asthma care.We have incorporated MCQs to gauge your grasp of the module; providing clear explanations for each correct answer to enhance your understanding.

Time to review: 1 hour

Consider ways in which climate change and the resulting extreme weather can worsen symptoms and trigger exacerbations.

Time to review: 1 hour

Explore the effect inhalers can have on the environment and how this might safely shape your decision-making around treatments using a patient-centred approach.

Time to review: 1 hour

Explore the nuances of accurately diagnosing asthma - acknowledging that it's a process that requires time and consensus.