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  1. Asthma

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    Asthma, Asthma is a common condition that affects the airways. The typical symptoms are wheeze, cough, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. , asthma spirometry

  2. Asthma

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    Asthma, Alternatives include the Asthma Control Questionnaire, Asthma Control Test and Mini Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire. , asthma spirometry

  3. Asthma - Picture Summary

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    Asthma - Picture Summary, This leaflet is part of our series on Asthma Asthma - Peak Flow Meter Asthma - Peak Flow Diary Asthma - Picture Summ...

  4. Which Device in Asthma?

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    Which Device in Asthma?, The ideal way to deliver drugs in asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is by inhalation. A standard dose of salbutamol for inhalation is ...

  5. Occupational Asthma

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    Occupational Asthma, Ask about any symptoms of rhinitis or conjunctivitis, as these may precede the development of occupational asthma [ 7 ] . Work-related asthma is sugg...

  6. Asthma - Peak Flow Diary

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    Asthma - Peak Flow Diary, asthma peak expiratory flow rate peak flow meter

  7. Asthma - Peak Flow Meter

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    Asthma - Peak Flow Meter, This leaflet provides information about the peak flow meter which is used by some people with asthma.  Orchard.ContentManagement.Utilities.LazyField`...

  8. Inhalers for Asthma (including Inhaled Steroids)

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    Inhalers for Asthma (including Inhaled Steroids), Inhalers are the main treatment for asthma. There are many different types of inhaler, which can be confusing. This leaflet gives in...

  9. Management of Childhood Asthma

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    Management of Childhood Asthma, Chronic asthma Much of the management of asthma has been delegated to asthma nurses - either within the practice or within the co...

  10. Management of Adult Asthma

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    Management of Adult Asthma, See also separate Occupational Asthma , Bronchial Asthma and Acute Severe Asthma and Status Asthmaticus articles. Asthma reviews...

  11. Asthma Action Plans

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    Asthma Action Plans, Example of an asthma action plan Patient name : Date of birth : Next of kin : Contact numbers : Usual doctor/asthma n...

  12. Diagnosing Childhood Asthma in Primary Care

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    Diagnosing Childhood Asthma in Primary Care, Some children who wheezed early, will go on to develop wheezing with other triggers so that they develop interval symptoms, similar to older child...

  13. Acute Severe Asthma and Status Asthmaticus

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    Acute Severe Asthma and Status Asthmaticus, Risk factors Risk factors for asthma-related death include [ 5 ] : A background disease pattern of chronic severe asthma: Seve...

  14. Children with Breathing Difficulties

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    Examples of more serious bacterial infection include epiglottitis and pneumonia . Asthma Asthma can start at any age but most often starts during childhood. Symptoms may inc...

  15. Spirometry

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    It is more convenient than spirometry and is commonly used to help diagnose asthma. Many people with asthma also use a peak flow meter to monitor their asthma. For people wi...

  16. Cough

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    An infection with a germ can make symptoms of asthma much worse. This is called an exacerbation of asthma. Irritants - smoke or chemical fumes that you breathe in may irritate the...

  17. Hay Fever

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    Equally, if you have hay fever, you are more likely to develop eczema or asthma. The conditions asthma, eczema and hay fever are known together as atopic conditions, or atopy.

  18. Wheeze

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    Below is a brief overview of the more common and important causes. Asthma Asthma is a condition that affects the smaller airways (bronchioles) . From time to time the airways ...

  19. House Dust Mite and Pet Allergy

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    If you have asthma, your asthma symptoms can also be made worse by these allergies. Regular use of medication can improve symptoms but avoidance of the cause can also be important, e...

  20. Oral Bronchodilators

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    They are most commonly prescribed for people who have asthma or COPD. Most people with asthma do not need an oral bronchodilator. This is because inhalers usually work well . , ...