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Faculty

Luke Daines

Academic clinical fellow in general practice,
University of Edinburgh, UK;
GP and researcher, Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research

Mike Thomas

Professor of primary care research within medicine,
University of Southampton, UK

Accredited by

BMJ Learning

Course Description

After completing this module you should:
- Be able to complete a structured clinical assessment of a patient with symptoms suggestive of asthma, identifying the likelihood of an asthma diagnosis
- Appreciate the difference in diagnostic work up needed for patients with high, intermediate, and low probability of asthma
- Understand the strengths and limitations of objective tests for asthma
- Consider alternative diagnoses for a patient presenting with respiratory symptoms
- Know how to initiate, monitor, and review a trial of treatment in patients with suspected asthma.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:0.50 Credits
Release Date:2017-Jan-10
Expiration Date:2019-Jan-10
Estimated Time for Completion:30 Minutes
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:£35.00-£99.00/yr

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