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Webinar on COVID-19 & the Challenges of Diagnosing Asthma in Primary Care.

Luke Daines and Jim Stout look into the challenges of diagnosing asthma in adults and children and the added complexity of the COVID-19 pandemic in their webinar:

COVID-19 & the Challenges of Diagnosing Asthma in Primary Care

Luke Daines is a GP and Academic Clinical Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, and Jim Stout is Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Washington and a paediatrician at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

You may find the following parts of the presentation particularly useful:

Luke Daines Presentation

Timing: 10.40 – 29.08: A useful talk on challenges of diagnosing asthma in primary care.

  • Mis-diagnosis
  • Why is making an accurate diagnosis challenging
  • Achieving a diagnosis of asthma
  • Trial of treatment and follow up
  • Challenges of assessment due to COVID
  • Good patients experiences

Jim Stout Presentation

Timing: 29.45 – 51.38: Challenges of asthma diagnosis in children. Contrasts high income with low and middle incomes countries.

Questions for parents

  • Does your child have a history of breathing difficulties?
  • Does your child currently have breathing difficulties, cough or wheezing?
  • Is your child currently wheezing?
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