Asthma Diagnosis and Management of Associated Co-morbidities
Patients with asthma are known to have co-morbidities, which may influence their prognosis. These co-morbidities can be categorised into pulmonary, extra-pulmonary and behavioural which can result in disease management complexity.1 In a world endemic with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, this has added to the complexity with patients having limited access to routine care and the suspension of routine spirometry.
Taking these into account, how should these asthma patients be managed in a post-COVID environment in both primary and secondary care? Which new practices should healthcare professionals be aware of? In this webinar, we have invited renowned Professor Shaw to give a critical review of the co-morbidities associated with asthma and the impact of COVID-19 on patients’ asthma management with the aim of ensuring they receive optimal care.
1. Simpson et al. Allergy 2019;74(2):406-411
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Professor Dominick Shaw