Continuing Professional Development: Basic pathophysiology and the BTS/SIGN guidelines for treatment of asthma in adults

OverviewThis Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Module will focus on the basic underlying mechanisms of disease in asthma: a chronic respiratory disease characterised by recurrent episodes of airway constriction.Learning OutcomesAfter completing this module you will be able to:• Appreciate the respiratory pathology responsible for the clinical presentation of asthma.• Appreciate the current range of treatments widely used to control chronic asthma.• Cover the essentials of transporting a patient to definitive care during a severe asthma attack.

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