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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
When do you think ICS use is appropriate in COPD?
Test your knowledge on appropriate ICS use in COPD and the associated safety risks.
Anticholinergics in asthma e-learning module
Complete an e-learning module on anticholinergic drugs and asthma management.
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.
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.
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.
ERS 2016: Congress Report for Asthma
Explore the latest developments in asthma as presented at the ERS 2016 congress in London.
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.
ATS 2017: highlights for primary care practitioners
Professor Alberto Papi summarises key points on severe asthma that were presented at the ATS 2017.
IPCRG 2016: working together in Respiratory Disease
Dr Miguel Román Rodríguez discusses the importance of multidisciplinary teams in asthma management.
Why treat COPD early? A patient’s perspective
Familiarise yourself with key considerations in diagnosis and initial treatment of COPD.
ATS 2017: add-on treatments in asthma
Dr Leroy Graham discusses the data for add-on asthma treatments presented at the ATS 2017.
Improving asthma awareness and care around the world
An infographic showing a multidisciplinary approach to high quality care – a key topic on World Asthma Day 2017.
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: shared decision-making
Explore the data on shared decision-making in asthma and the balancing of patient-clinician partnerships.