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Asthma

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Asthma drug shortens at-home recovery from Covid-19

Early treatment with inhaled budesonide shortens recovery time among Covid-19 patients being treated in the community, PRINCIPLE has shown. 

Asthma exacerbation rates fall during pandemic

Fewer people with severe asthma attacks were admitted to hospital or seen by their GP during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Asthma significantly impacts mental wellbeing, report finds

Nearly half of adults with asthma also diagnosed with a psychological condition, according to a new survey. 

Use of hormonal contraceptives linked to reduced asthma risk

A study claims the use of hormonal contraceptives may reduce the risk of severe asthma in women.

CPPE on... inhaler technique

Inhaler technique can be key for improving health outcomes and CPPE has relaunched its popular e-learning programme on the topic.

Batch-specific variation of Clenil Modulite 100mcg to be released

Chiesi UK, manufacturer of Clenil Modulite, will release more batches of the 100mcg inhaler after “dramatic” increase in demand.

Inhalers and insulin dominate new export ban products

Asthma medications and insulin products make up the vast majority of the medicines newly added to the DHSC’s parallel export ban list.

Asthma UK clarifies who is at high risk from Covid-19

Preventer inhaler plus preventer oral medication plus continuous oral steriods equals high risk.

Winter health

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

Cochrane: Community pharmacy health promotion benefits patients

Health promotion in pharmacies “probably” improves patient health outcomes while being cost-effective, says Cochrane.

Back to basics

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

Reusable inhalers ‘could reduce NHS carbon footprint’

The newly launched reusable Respimat inhalers can be used with up to six refill cartridges.

Back to school asthma warning

Children are up to three times more likely to need medical help for their asthma at the start of the school year.

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.

The pollution threat

Some 13 per cent of childhood asthma cases diagnosed globally each year are linked to traffic pollution, according to a new study.

Asthma: part one

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

Greener pastures

NICE highlights that some inhalers have high carbon footprints and encourages the use of environmentally friendly versions.

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