Knowledge Base (159)
ERS 2017 COPD congress report
Summary of the latest data on COPD developments from the 2017 ERS congress in Milan, Italy
Importance of physical activity in COPD
Explore the data on improving physical activity for COPD patients.
Approaches to smoking cessation in COPD
Dr Richard Russell and Prof Mona Bafadhel examine targeted approaches to smoking prevention and cessation strategies.
A basic guide to diagnosing COPD
Complete a 10-minute, interactive eLearning tutorial on the diagnosis of COPD.
ATS 2017: Congress Report for COPD
Explore the latest developments in COPD as presented at the ATS 2017 congress.
Nurse insights: introducing a new inhaler device
Jane Scullion discusses the importance of assessing correct inhaler technique at every asthma and COPD review.
ERS 2016: Congress Report for COPD
Explore the highlights and latest scientific findings in COPD as presented at the 2016 ERS Congress held in London.
Nurse insights: talking about asthma and inflammation
Jane Scullion discusses best practice for describing asthma medication to patients
Optimising bronchodilation early in COPD: understanding the data
Explore key data on the early loss of lung function and learn how to optimise bronchodilation for your patients.
ERS 2016 Newsflash: Asthma Congress Highlights
Professor Christine Jenkins and Professor David Halpin discuss the asthma highlights of ERS 2016 in London.
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.
Risk factors and prevention of exacerbations in COPD
Learn about predicting and preventing COPD exacerbations.
IPCRG 2016: use of technology for asthma management
Dr Miguel Román Rodríguez discusses self-management in asthma.
Combination therapy: LAMA/LABA combinations and the role of ICS in COPD
Explore the data on combination therapy and learn about the changing role of ICS therapy in COPD.
Personal recommendations for primary care physicians
Dr Jaime Correia de Sousa shares his recommendations on the management of asthma.
In this short article, examine targeted approaches to smoking prevention and cessation strategies.
Guided shared management of asthma
Dr Jaime Correia de Sousa discusses the importance of guided shared management in asthma.
ATS 2016: Congress Report for COPD
Explore the latest developments in COPD as presented at the ATS 2016 Congress.
Importance of correct inhaler technique
Dr Jaime Correia de Sousa discusses the importance of reviewing inhaler technique for patients with asthma.
Download this Hot Topic article to take a closer look at the potential pitfalls of eCigarettes.
GINA 2016 update: diagnosis and treatment in low-resource settings
Dr Jaime Correia de Sousa discusses diagnosis and treatment in low-resource settings.
Pathophysiology of COPD
Download this Hot Topic article to take a closer look at recent insights into the pathophysiology of COPD.
Asthma: 'Not a done deal'
Dr Kevin Gruffydd-Jones shares his view on why asthma continues to be a problem.
Combination therapy in COPD
Take a closer look at data on combination therapy in this Hot Topic article.
ACOS: hype or reality?
Take a closer look at the ACOS debate in this Hot Topic article.
ERS 2016 Newsflash: COPD Congress Highlights
Dr Richard Russell summarises the COPD highlights of the ERS 2016 Congress in London.
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.