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A proactive approach to asthma

Jane Scullion Respiratory nurse consultant, Institute for Lung Health, University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester

Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory condition the incidence of which appears to be increasing in the UK. It has a substantial impact on the lives of the people it affects. A proactive approach to asthma by healthcare professionals working with patients with this condition may substantially improve asthma management.

Correspondence jane.scullion@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Nursing Standard. 20, 9,57-65. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.11.20.9.57.c4001

Published in print: 09 November 2005

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