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Time to review: 1 hour
Type: PCRU Clinical Area: Asthma, COPD Status: Current

Conference Proceedings Highlights Abstracts Conference Feedback Plenary Session Highlights Fit for the future: an optimistic view of respiratory care Managing Breathlessness: the Breathing, Thinking Functioning approach Clinical Stream Highligh

Time to review: 15 minutes
Type: Clinical resource or information Clinical Area: Asthma Status: Current

The captain of your asthma care should be your regular preventer inhaler, not the co-pilot blue inhaler.

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

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:-

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

In these three case studies, clinicians explain how practices can help their patients to reduce their over reliance on short-acting beta2 agonists (SABA)

Time to review: 1 hour
Type: Clinical resource or information Clinical Area: Asthma Status: Current

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!

Time to review: 30 minutes

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.

Time to review: 30 minutes

Patients with respiratory symptoms and disease deserve a correct diagnosis and correct guideline driven care that is standardized, patient focused, delivered by a Health Care Professional (HCP) with suitable training and experience, at a site and within an appropriate timeframe to meet their needs. Sadly, patient groups such as the British Lung Foundation (BLF) and Asthma UK have recognised that too often this is not the case.

Time to review: 30 minutes

Inhaler devices may seem simple to use but they are often used incorrectly by patients and healthcare professionals alike.