Knowledge Base (107)
ERS 2017 COPD congress report
Summary of the latest data on COPD developments from the 2017 ERS congress in Milan, Italy
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
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.
Perceptions of asthma control
Dr Kevin Gruffydd-Jones discusses the key misconceptions of asthma.
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.
ATS 2017: add-on treatments in asthma
Dr Leroy Graham discusses the data for add-on asthma treatments presented at the ATS 2017.
How do you promote shared decision-making when making treatment decisions?
Dr Jaime Correia de Sousa discusses how to promote shared decision-making.
Follow up inhaler technique for people with asthma
Dr Andrew Menzies-Gow discusses the importance of regular follow-ups on inhaler technique.
Management strategies for seasonal allergic asthma
Dr Leonard Fromer describes management strategies for patients with allergic asthma in primary care.
Impact of allergic asthma on the daily lives of patients
Dr Kevin Gruffydd-Jones describes the impact of allergic asthma symptoms on patients' lives.
Working with people with asthma: long-term goals
Dr Andrew Menzies-Gow discusses setting long-term goals and action plans for people with asthma.
Nurse insights: impact of asthma on patient psychology
Jane Scullion discusses the impact of asthma symptoms on patient psychology.
Nurse insights: impact of asthma on daily life
Jane Scullion discusses the impact of asthma symptoms on daily life.
Educating patients about asthma medications
Dr Steven Holmes discusses patient understanding of asthma medications.
Using open questions to ask about adherence to medication
Dr Steven Holmes discusses the benefits of using open questions when having conversations with asthma patients.
Perceptions of the burden of asthma
Professor Eric Bateman highlights the underestimated societal burden of this life-long disease.
Reasons for poor adherence to medication in asthma
Dr Andrew Menzies-Gow discusses some of the common reasons for non-adherence to asthma treatment.
Using validated tools to assess symptom control
Dr Andrew Menzies-Gow discusses the importance of using validated tools to assess symptom control in asthma.
Patient insights: impact of asthma on daily life
Real-life patient experiences outline the impact asthma has on the lives of those with the condition.
Nurse insights: talking about asthma symptoms
Jane Scullion discusses the impact of asthma symptoms on quality of life.
Important symptoms that people with asthma talk about
Dr Andrew Menzies-Gow discusses the symptoms that his patients talk about.
How common is occupational asthma?
Dr Kevin Gruffydd-Jones discusses the frequency of occupational asthma.
Tiotropium Respimat® add-on treatment in African-American patients with symptomatic asthma
Dr Leroy Graham discusses the findings of the UniTinA Asthma Clinical Trial programme.
Tiotropium Respimat® in African-American patients with asthma
Dr Leroy Graham discusses his thoughts on the use of tiotropium Respimat® add-on treatment in African-American patients 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.
ATS 2017: Non-pharmacological treatment for COPD
The importance of pulmonary rehabilitation and digital technologies/telehealth in COPD.