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Asthma

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Winter health

This CPD module looks at winter health, specially cold and flu which brings many customers to the pharmacy.

Season’s greetings

Researchers are exploring promising therapeutic avenues for coughs and colds but symptomatic remedies will remain a pharmacy mainstay for now.

The countdown is on

Prepare customers for the festive season with this advent calendar of winter ailments top tips for healthy and happy holidays.

Back to basics

Deaths related to asthma attacks have increased, raising the question of whether enough is being done for its basic care.

Reacting to allergy

In a survey earlier this year GPs said that up to 90 per cent of their appointments with summer pollen sufferers were unnecessary and could be dealt with in the local pharmacy. They are absolutely right.

Asthma: part four

Part four of this asthma CPPE module looks at management tools and how treatment differs in children.

Making a difference in asthma

This CPD module takes a look at asthma and the lastest practice in asthma management and treatment.

Asthma: part three

Part three of this asthma CPPE module looks at first-line maintenance and MART therapy, as well as combination inhalers. 

Asthma: part two

Part two of this asthma CPPE module considers the importance of personalised action plans and asthma triggers.

Asthma: part one

This module will consider the prevalance of asthma, understand common asthma phenotypes and the diagnostic process.

Asthma and COPD

This CPPE module is about asthma and COPD, pharmacy technicians will be able to help patients manage them effectively.

Asthma care gets smart

Our data-rich world could offer important new insights into asthma’s epidemiology and pathogenesis

Respiratory pathogens and asthma in children

A Canadian study found that of 958 children who experienced asthma treatment failure, 61.7 per cent tested positive for at least one respiratory pathogen

Managing asthma: 10 top tips

With millions of people in the UK living with asthma, find out the top tips to help manage the condition.

The management of asthma

This module considers the management of asthma and looks at how patient outcomes can be improved with pharmacy services

Asthma drugs linked to fertility problems?

Short-acting beta-agonists (SABAs) may reduce fertility, according to the Screening for Pregnancy Endpoints study

Asthma management

This CPD module provides an overview of asthma management and how pharmacy teams can help improve patient outcomes.

Pause for breath

A new report on air pollution report showcases the scale of the problem in regional cities as well as the capital. But what does this mean and what's the impact of air pollution on public health?

Obesity linked to asthma in children

Children with asthma seem more likely to become obese than those without asthma, the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine reported recently

Late-onset asthma linked to cardiovascular disease

People with asthma that emerges in adulthood may be at greater risk of developing cardiovascular disease

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