Children and young people need to be engaged in asthma treatment
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Children and young people need to be engaged in asthma treatment

Linda Milnes Associate professor, Children and young people’s nursing, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds

Despite clear guidelines and recommendations for the education of and inclusion of patients in the development of personalised asthma self-management plans (British Thoracic Society and Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network 2016, Royal College of Physicians 2014), national audits report continued and unacceptable asthma-associated morbidity and mortality in the UK (Royal College of Physicians 2014, Hagell et al 2017).

Nursing Children and Young People. 30, 4,20-20. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.30.4.20.s19