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Asthma Management

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In this lecture Dr. Mobeen discusses the severeity assessment of asthma, management approach according to the severeity, and drugs with their dose adjustment in a 6 step approach.

Initial visit workup:

  • Diagnosis (separate lecture)
  • Severity assessment
  • Medication.
    • Inhaled Corticosteroids (ICS)
    • Short acting beta agonists (SABA)
    • Long acting beta agonists (LABA)
    • Leukotrine Receptor Antagonists (LTRA)
    • Cromolyn
    • Theophyline
    • Oral Corticosteroids
  • Plan of treatment.
  • Follow up

Follow up visit:

  • Assess control
  • Review medication compliance
  • Review side-effects
  • Decide medication modification if needed.
  • Update the plan if necessary.
  • Plan follow up.

In this video we will learn about:

1. Step wise approach to asthma management. 

2. Severity assessment. 

3. SABA and mechanism of action.

4. Oral and inhaled corticosteroids.

5. Leukotriene receptor antagonist.

6. Plan of treatment.

7. Assessment of compliance and improvement.

8. Side effects of treatment. 

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