Asthma

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UK sources of information and / or support

patient.info

Has an information leaflet on Asthma.

Asthma UK

The independent UK charity working to conquer asthma. Lots of information about asthma. They also have asthma information available in 17 community languages as well as audio mp3 for visually impaired people.

Asthma (in children) - corticosteroids

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

Asthma (in adults) - corticosteroids

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline for health professionals called Asthma (in adults) - corticosteroids.

Asthma (uncontrolled) - omalizumab

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

Asthma (in children) - omalizumab

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

Asthma

List of patient information booklets from SIGN to complement their guidelines.

Asthma

Information from the British Lung Foundation.

Asthma

Patient information from the British Thoracic Society.

Asthma

Information from Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland.

Occupational Asthma

Information from the British Occupational Health Research Foundation.

Kick A

Information for children about asthma from Asthma UK.

Asthma

Young patient experience video from Youthhealthtalk.

Manage Your Asthma

This website aims to help people learn how to manage their asthma and live life to the full. The website is sponsored by Merck Sharp & Dohme - a pharmaceutical company.

Asthma

Information from emc Medicine Guides.

Asthma with Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis

Information from emc Medicine Guides.

Asthma

Information from NHS Choices.

Asthma in young children

Information from NHS Choices.


Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Author:
Dr Tim Kenny
Document ID:
7297 (v14)
Last Checked:
24 January 2012

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