This podcast is part of the Asthma Right Care Campaign.
In this short episode Jane Scullion and Dr Steve Holmes discuss the use of rescue packs in asthma and COPD. They challenge current views and perceptions on the use of rescue packs and explore the evidence around their use.
In this short podcast Dr Steve Holmes and Jane Scullion discuss risk stratification in asthma management and explore how it can help identify asthma patients most at risk of a life-threatening asthma event. They explore what data to extract to help identify these patients.
In this short podcast Steve Holmes and Jane Scullion discuss the diagnosis of asthma, it's challenges and issues and explore the best practice clinical assessment and objective testing required to make a diagnosis in the different patient groups
Carol Stonham (Primary Care Nurse and PCRS Executive Chair) is joined by Ren Lawlor (Advanced Nurse Practitioner and PCRS Education Committee Chair) to discuss the contents of the children and young people asthma care bundle are and what it means to you in clinical practice. They delve into the five core components of the document and share their thoughts and experiences.
In this episode of the PCRS Podcast Dr Fiona Mosgrove (GP and PCRS Education Committee Member) discusses the complexities of Severe and Difficult Asthma with Dr Tom Fardon (Consultant Physician in Respiratory and General Internal Medicine at NHS Tayside, Chair of the National Advisory Group for Respiratory Medicine in Scotland, Clinical Lead for the Respiratory Care Action Plan for Scotland).
Despite the reality of high asthma death rates in the UK, Asthma Myths mean many do not take the condition seriously. In our Asthma Right Care podcast, Deborah Leese and Dr Mark Levy share how healthcare professionals can tackle misconceptions and put asthma patients on the right path. "As clinicians we need to avoid perpetuating the myth that asthma is not a serious disease. It definitely is not “only asthma” and something that can kill is certainly not mild!"