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Time to review: 30 minutes
Type: PCRU Clinical Area: Asthma Status: Current

In this regular PCRU feature we explore cases of rarer lung conditions and their presentation. In this short case discussion Fran Robinson interviews Dr Stephen Gaduzo as they discuss John, an amateur footballer who has recently been diagnosed with asthma. Originally published in the Winter 2018 edition of the Primary Care Respiratory Update.

Time to review: 30 minutes
Type: PCRU Clinical Area: Asthma Status: Current

Monitoring ICS underuse in asthma and over-reliance on SABA: A sponsored supplement. Improving outcomes in asthma as an inflammatory disease: spotlight on monitoring ICS underuse and over-reliance on SABA: A sponsored supplement. A report of a multi-disciplinary consensus meeting held in December 2018. AstraZeneca organised and fully funded the meeting and the production of this supplement. All meeting participants reviewed and commented upon the content of this supplement. The views expressed are not necessarily those of AstraZeneca or PCRS.

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

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

Time to review: 1 hour

A range of interactive self-study courses are available via the Primary Care Respiratory Academy, covering subjects as diverse as diagnosing childhood wheeze, pulmonary rehabilitation and interpreting spirometry results.

Time to review: 30 minutes

The RSF helps those looking to design a patient focussed respiratory service working across all sectors of out of hospital care

Type: Clinical resource or information Clinical Area: Asthma Status: Current

Primary Care Respiratory Update produces a regular feature article where we explore how healthcare professionals can support self-management in a range of conditions.  These include:-