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ERS 2017 COPD congress report
Summary of the latest data on COPD developments from the 2017 ERS congress in Milan, Italy
IPCRG 2016: Conference Report for Asthma
Explore the asthma highlights from the conference – from diagnosis and management within primary care to the burden of the condition.
Why treat COPD early? A patient’s perspective
Familiarise yourself with key considerations in diagnosis and initial treatment of COPD.
Understanding lung function decline in COPD: what’s your perspective?
Complete an interactive learning tool to test your understanding of COPD progression and management in clinical practice.
GINA strategy: the step-wise approach
Dr Jaime Correia de Sousa discusses the GINA strategy for asthma therapy.
IPCRG 2016: collaboration between primary and secondary care in asthma
Dr Miguel Román Rodríguez discusses the importance of multidisciplinary care in asthma management.
IPCRG 2016: importance of questionnaires in assessing asthma
Dr Miguel Román Rodríguez discusses the power of questionnaires in asthma management and their importance for multidisciplinary teams.
IPCRG 2016: use of technology for asthma management
Dr Miguel Román Rodríguez discusses self-management in asthma.
Personal recommendations for primary care physicians
Dr Jaime Correia de Sousa shares his recommendations on the management of asthma.
Guided shared management of asthma
Dr Jaime Correia de Sousa discusses the importance of guided shared management in asthma.
Importance of correct inhaler technique
Dr Jaime Correia de Sousa discusses the importance of reviewing inhaler technique for patients with asthma.
GINA 2016 update: diagnosis and treatment in low-resource settings
Dr Jaime Correia de Sousa discusses diagnosis and treatment in low-resource settings.
Asthma: 'Not a done deal'
Dr Kevin Gruffydd-Jones shares his view on why asthma continues to be a problem.
Asthma symptoms and diagnosis: supporting information
Refresh your understanding of asthma with this short module covering the basics of symptoms and diagnosis.
Perceptions of asthma control
Dr Kevin Gruffydd-Jones discusses the key misconceptions of asthma.
Asthma treatment and management: supporting information
Refresh your understanding of treating and managing asthma.
Personalised long-term management of asthma: supporting information
Refresh your understanding of asthma management including the associated benefits and challenges.
IPCRG 2016: working together in Respiratory Disease
Dr Miguel Román Rodríguez discusses the importance of multidisciplinary teams in asthma management.
Asthma facts: key challenges in asthma management
Explore the data on the key challenges in the management of asthma.
Asthma facts: burden of disease
Explore the data on the burden asthma has on the individual and society.
Asthma facts: burden of asthma
Explore the data on the global burden of asthma.
Assessing symptom control using the CARAT tool
Dr Jaime Correia de Sousa discusses the validated and tested CARAT tool to assess allergic rhinitis and asthma.
Assessment of asthma control
Dr Kevin Gruffydd-Jones talks about the importance of detailed discussions with patients to understand level of asthma control.
Perceptions of the burden of asthma
Professor Eric Bateman highlights the underestimated societal burden of this life-long disease.
Tiotropium Respimat® in asthma
Professor David Halpin explains the mechanism of long-acting anticholinergics and explores the clinical trial data for tiotropium Respimat®.
Understanding controller and reliever medication in asthma
Dr Kevin Gruffydd-Jones discusses common topics of confusion associated with asthma inhalers.
Asthma: The Work Productivity Activity Impairment Survey
Dr Kevin Gruffydd-Jones discusses results from an international survey of people with asthma.
Impact of asthma on daily life
Dr Kevin Gruffydd-Jones discusses asthma symptoms in the workplace and the impact on a patient’s daily life.
IPCRG 2016: a growing organisation
Dr Miguel Román Rodríguez discusses the IPCRG and their role in helping patients cope with respiratory diseases.
ERS 2016: Congress Report for Asthma
Explore the latest developments in asthma as presented at the ERS 2016 congress in London.