Originally published: February 2018

Part 1: Introduction and overview of asthma

Dr Richard Russell discusses the pathophysiological features of asthma and describes ways to educate patients about the mechanisms behind the effects of inhaled corticosteroids treatments.

Part 2: Important recent changes to the guidelines for management of asthma and patient education

Beverley Bostock outlines the BTS/SIGN recommendations for the diagnosis, assessment and management of asthma and offers advice for patients on self-management of their condition.

This project was initiated and funded by Teva Respiratory, in association with MIMS Learning.