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Occupational lung diseases: from old and novel exposures to effective preventive strategies

Occupational lung diseases: from old and novel exposures to effective preventive strategies

Cullinan P, et al. Lancet Respir Med 2017; 5: 445–455.

Useful sites for asthma

Useful sites for asthma

Organisations, resources, device information, action plans, publications & guidelines.

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Achieving a differential asthma diagnosis: practical guidance

Achieving a differential asthma diagnosis: practical guidance

Discover tools, algorithms and new strategies to support diagnosis in the primary care setting.

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Frequently asked questions in the diagnosis, treatment and management of asthma

Frequently asked questions in the diagnosis, treatment and management of asthma

Explore common questions in asthma, with answers provided by primary care experts.

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Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma (ARIA) guidelines-2016 revision

Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma (ARIA) guidelines-2016 revision

Brożek JL, et al. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2017; [Epub ahead of print]

Motivational interviewing for adherence: post-training attitudes and perceptions of physicians who treat asthma patients

Motivational interviewing for adherence: post-training attitudes and perceptions of physicians who treat asthma patients

Román-Rodríguez M, et al. Patient Prefer Adherence 2017; 11: 811–820.

The importance of correct inhaler technique in asthma

The importance of correct inhaler technique in asthma

Learn about the implications of poor inhaler technique on asthma-treatment outcomes and the need to review patients’ technique.

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People with asthma who smoke: how can we help them stop?

People with asthma who smoke: how can we help them stop?

Learn about supporting patients' smoking cessation efforts and discover tools to implement strategies into daily practice.

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A closer look at diagnosis and management of occupational asthma

A closer look at diagnosis and management of occupational asthma

Learn about identifying those at high risk and discover evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and management of occupational asthma.

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June 2017: Asthma: A multi-factorial disease

June 2017: Asthma: A multi-factorial disease

Explore the evidence supporting anticholinergics as a treatment option in obese asthmatics and those of African-American descent.

May 2017: Inhaler technique and guidelines in asthma

May 2017: Inhaler technique and guidelines in asthma

Read about the problems associated with poor inhaler technique and practical guidance for educating patients.

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 Assessing patient and provider perceptions of factors associated with patient engagement in asthma care

Assessing patient and provider perceptions of factors associated with patient engagement in asthma care

Sapir T, et al. Ann Am Thorac Soc 2017; 14: 659–666.

Asthma and smoking-induced airway disease without spirometric COPD

Asthma and smoking-induced airway disease without spirometric COPD

Thomson NC. Eur Respir J 2017; 49: pii: 1602061.

Asthma in reproductive-aged women with polycystic ovary syndrome and association with obesity

Asthma in reproductive-aged women with polycystic ovary syndrome and association with obesity

Htet TD, et al. Eur Respir J 2017; 49: pii: 1601334.

Beta-agonist overuse and delay in obtaining medical review in high risk asthma: a secondary analysis of data from a randomised controlled trial

Beta-agonist overuse and delay in obtaining medical review in high risk asthma: a secondary analysis of data from a randomised controlled trial

Pilcher J, et al. NPJ Prim Care Respir Med 2017; 27: 33.

Effect of an outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program on exercise tolerance and asthma control in obese asthma patients

Effect of an outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program on exercise tolerance and asthma control in obese asthma patients

Türk Y, et al. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 2017; 37: 214–222.

Perspectives of patients and healthcare professionals on mHealth for asthma self-management

Perspectives of patients and healthcare professionals on mHealth for asthma self-management

Simpson AJ, et al. Eur Respir J 2017; 49: pii: 1601966.

Predictive factors for moderate or severe exacerbations in asthma patients receiving outpatient care

Predictive factors for moderate or severe exacerbations in asthma patients receiving outpatient care

Gutiérrez FJÁ, et al. BMC Pulm Med 2017; 17: 77.

Realising the potential of mHealth to improve asthma and allergy care: how to shape the future

Realising the potential of mHealth to improve asthma and allergy care: how to shape the future

Bousquet J, et al. Eur Respir J 2017;49:pii: 1700447.

The burden of nonadherence among adults with asthma: a role for shared decision-making

The burden of nonadherence among adults with asthma: a role for shared decision-making

Pollard S, et al. Allergy 2017; 72: 705–712.

Key dates for asthma-related events

Key dates for asthma-related events

Discover the dates and locations of key congresses and asthma awareness days in 2017.

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Effectiveness of written action plans for acute asthma: a systematic review

Effectiveness of written action plans for acute asthma: a systematic review

Villa-Roel C, et al. J Asthma 2017; [ePub ahead of print].

Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) 2017 Report, Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention

Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) 2017 Report, Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention

Download the 2017 update of the GINA guidelines here.

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation New Zealand adult asthma guidelines: a quick reference guide

Asthma and Respiratory Foundation New Zealand adult asthma guidelines: a quick reference guide

Download the 2016 quick reference guide here.

British Thoracic Society/Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (BTS/SIGN) Asthma Guidelines 2016 update

British Thoracic Society/Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (BTS/SIGN) Asthma Guidelines 2016 update

Download the 2016 update of the BTS/SIGN guidelines here.

Shared decision-making in asthma: support for HCPs and patients

Shared decision-making in asthma: support for HCPs and patients

A consultation guide for key actions before, during, and after asthma reviews.

Shared care in asthma: a role for primary and secondary healthcare professionals

Shared care in asthma: a role for primary and secondary healthcare professionals

Discover practical advice based on publications and expert opinions.

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Predicting diagnosis in primary care patients suspected of obstructive respiratory disease

Predicting diagnosis in primary care patients suspected of obstructive respiratory disease

Download the IPCRG desktop helper to support diagnosis of asthma and COPD.

Improving the care of adults with difficult to manage asthma

Improving the care of adults with difficult to manage asthma

Download the IPCRG desktop helper to improve care of difficult to manage asthma.

Helping patients quit smoking: brief interventions for healthcare professionals

Helping patients quit smoking: brief interventions for healthcare professionals

Download the IPCRG desktop helper to aid in your discussions about smoking cessation.