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Providing specialist care for pregnant women with asthma

Siobhan Kennedy Respiratory nurse specialist, Whittington Hospital, London

This article evaluates the care provided by respiratory nurse specialists to pregnant women with asthma. The effect of asthma on pregnancy and the effect of pregnancy on asthma are discussed with reference to relevant literature. This article focuses on education relating specifically to asthma and pregnancy and the personalised asthma action plan.

Nursing Standard. 23, 20,43-48. doi: 10.7748/ns2009.01.23.20.43.c6746

Correspondence

siobhan.kennedy@whittington.nhs.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review