Dan Taylor Staff nurse, Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford, Essex
After reading a learning zone article, Dan Taylor has a better understanding of this chronic disease of the airways
Before reading the learning zone article, I had not given much consideration to the fact that asthma can cause death in the most extreme cases. It is important to put asthma into perspective as a long-term chronic condition that can at times prove unstable, and which poses many challenges to healthcare professionals.
Nursing Standard. 27, 19, 58-58. doi: 10.7748/ns2013.01.27.19.58.c9500