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Higher Asthma Control Associated with Better Health and Economic Outcomes

The health and economic outcomes of combined inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) and long-acting beta-agonists (LABA) therapy on patients with asthma and...

22 Feb, 2018

 
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FeNO Levels Enable Clinicians Assess Airway Inflammation and Plan Asthma Treatment

Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) measurement was beneficial to clinicians in the assessment of underlying airway inflammation in asthmatic...

15 Feb, 2018

 
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Novel App Diagnoses Respiratory Diseases with the Help of Cough Sounds

A company in Queensland, Australia has developed a smartphone app, which uses cough sounds to diagnose the respiratory diseases in adults. The app...

13 Feb, 2018

 
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Baseline Pulmonary Function, An Important Predictor of Prognosis after Acute Exacerbations of COPD

A recent study conducted in the Department of Internal Medicine of Geneva University Hospitals identified baseline lung function as the strongest...

12 Feb, 2018

 
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From Sneeze to Wheeze – A Case Guided Discussion

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Speaker: Dr. Indu Khosla
MD (Paediatrics), DCH, RCPCH Fellow
(Paediatric Pulmonology, UK) Consultant Paediatrician, Director, Dr. Indu’s New Born and Childcare Centre; Head, Department of Paediatrics, Cloud Nine Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Speaker: Dr. Prakash V. Vaidya
MD (Paediatrics), DCH Consultant
Paediatrician, Fortis Hospital; Jupiter Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Moderator: Dr. Ajit Gajendragadkare
MD DCH
Consultant pediatrician, Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai, India
Lung Cancer: Changing Concepts that Pulmonologists Should Know

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Dr. Douglas Arenberg
MD
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School Consulting Physician, Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Hospital, Michigan, USA
Shifting Gears in the Management of COPD

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Speaker(s):
Dr. Sujeet Rajan
MD, DETRD, DNB
Consultant Chest Physician, Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Honorary Consultant Chest Physician, Bhatia Hospital, Mumbai, India
Prof. Claus Vogelmeier
MD
Professor of Medicine, University of Marburg, Director, Department of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University Medical Center Giessen and Marburg, Marburg, Germany

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Amongst all your asthma patients who are on medium to high dose ICS/LABA, whom would you classify as a severe asthmatic?
Those having persistent symptoms
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25% (1 vote)
Those having persistently low lung function
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Persistent symptoms despite optimal therapy, counselling and education
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