The Canadian Thoracic Society’s Position Statement on the Optimization of Asthma Management during the COVID-19 pandemic had several key insights.
Researchers sought to study the efficacy of clinical simulation scenarios using augmented reality technology education to improve learning outcomes for nurse practitioner students studying asthma management.
Medication adherence for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic,
Asthma-specific questionnaires may reveal a more targeted method for identifying psychological comorbidities in patients with chronic asthma.
The Pediatric Asthma Risk Score (PARS) may be able to predict the development of allergic and nonallergic asthma in children better than the Asthma Predictive Index.
The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) has issued a statement regarding the use of corticosteroids for patients with allergies and asthma.
Infants in homes with frequent cleaning product use have increased odds for childhood wheeze, asthma.
An international panel selected by the American College of Chest Physicians released recommendations for the noninvasive measurement of airway inflammation and management of cough due to asthma or nonasthmatic eosinophilic bronchitis.
Maternal vitamin D supplementation has no impact on asthma, recurrent wheeze among children at risk.
Hospitalized patients with asthma or COPD who received virtual inhaler use education via a tablet was as effective as in person education.
Risk elevated for complications, adverse perinatal outcomes, early childhood respiratory disorders.
Sputum cell count, as measured by a simplified method, was able to differentiate between asthma, COPD, and asthma-COPD overlap.
Steroid usage is low in pediatric asthma emergency medical services transports, indicating an area of improvement for prehospital management of pediatric asthma.
More than 20% of those with family history of cancer had childhood asthma.
Mepolizumab reduced the number of exacerbations in patients with severe asthma, but exacerbations per month remained relatively stable throughout the year without a clear seasonal influence.
Children with asthma and anxiety, depression, or both have increased rates of asthma-linked ED use.
Challenges pertaining to the correct use of inhalers for asthma and COPD can limit the effectiveness of treatment.
Children born to an older mother with a history of asthma were more likely to develop childhood persistent asthma than children born to older mothers without a history of asthma.
Home-based pulmonary rehabilitation improves long-term exercise tolerance and quality of life in patients with severe asthma.
Findings strongest for youngest patients with incident asthma treated in routine care.