NICE guidance on asthma diagnosis and management
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NICE guidance on asthma diagnosis and management

Erin Dean Freelance health journalist

Essential facts

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory respiratory disease. It can affect people of any age, but often starts in childhood. Asthma can change during a person’s life, across the year and from day to day. About 5.4 million people in the UK receive treatment for the condition.

Nursing Standard. 32, 26, 15-15. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.26.15.s11

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