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A Clinical Approach to Asthma

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May 04 2023, 4:23 am

As someone who has severe chronic asthma I wanted to share my experience. I participated in the NIH Severe Asthma Research Program (SARP). No meds just monitoring. Including bronchoscopy. I saw the PI (Dr Sally Wenzel) as a patient during the multi year study period. She recommended an open lung biopsy. Prior to the procedure I considered bronchial thermoplastic. In my case Docs thought BT would have been detrimental



May 07 2020, 12:19 am

Dr Zaafran,

Lots of great information. Thank you for this.


Dr. Zaafran presents asthma, signs, symptoms, and treatment.

In this video we will learn about:

1. Definition and pathopyhsiology of asthma.

2. Triggering factors of asthma attack.

3. Classification of asthma on the basis of frequency and severity.

4. Stepwise approach of asthma management.

5. Pharmacological and non pharmocological treatment options.

6. Status asthmaticus and its management.

7. Asthma in pregnancy.

Presented by Dr. Ahmed Zaafran

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Ahmed Zaafran, MD

Ahmed Zaafran, MD

Co-founder, Chief Medical Officer Lucid Lanes Board-Certified Clinical and Research Anesthesiologist, TEDx Speaker

I’m currently the CEO and President of Lucid Lane Providers, and the Chief Medical Officer of Lucid Lane, Inc, a digital health company I co-founded in 2018. I am a digital health entrepreneur and clinical anesthesiologist. I trained at the world-renowned Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas, and joined the faculty at Stanford University School of Medicine in the department of Anesthesiology from 2012-2021. My TEDx talk in 2023 focused on our data-driven solution, via therapy, to prevent and reduce opioid dependence around surgery, while leveraging technology to improve pain and patient outcomes. The intent is to provide value foremost to the patient to live a better life, while also creating an ecosystem of benefit to providers, payors, and employers.

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