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asthma

A list of high-quality patient information materials on asthma appears below. Check the box alongside each item you would like to recommend to your patient (up to a maximum of 10 resources). Then use the form to send the links to them by email or WhatsApp.

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Author: NHS

Date: April 2021

Format: Web page

Languages: English

Information about what asthma is, symptoms, treatment and when to see a GP.

Author: Asthma UK

Date: April 2021

Format: Web page

Languages: English

Information about aims of treatment, inhalers, specialist treatments, reducing treatment and other ways of controlling your asthma.

Author: NHS

Date: April 2021

Format: Web page

Languages: English

Information about what you can do to help your asthma, the importance of regular check-ups, travelling with asthma and financial help.

Author: Asthma UK

Date: February 2021

Format: Web page

Languages: English

Information about travelling with your asthma medications, having the appropriate paperwork when you travel and travel insurance.

Author: Asthma UK

Date: August 2019

Format: Web page

Languages: English

Information about how activity can help asthma, facing "asthma activities", finding the right activity for you and motivation.

Author: Asthma UK

Date: March 2020

Format: Web page

Languages: English

Information about the risk of smoking, smoking and pregnancy, giving up and how your asthma nurse or GP can help you.

Author: Asthma UK

Date: November 2021

Format: Web page

Languages: English

Information about the COVID-19 vaccine for people with asthma, and what to do if you get COVID-19.

Author: Asthma UK

Date: August 2019

Format: Web page

Languages: English

Information about steroid tablets and steroid inhalers, including a video on how effective steroids are in treating asthma and the possible side effects.

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