Asthma that is unresponsive to usual care

Chapman, Kenneth R.; McIvor, Andrew
January 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/12/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 1, p45
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the management of severe asthma. It is stated that the management of severe asthma is a complex process and it is crucial to confirm the diagnosis. It is stated that therapy in severe asthma must be tailored to the individual patient and monitored regularly. It also presents a case of 38 year old woman suffering from asthma. It informs about several therapies for uncontrolled asthma and concludes that omalizumab therapy is safe for patients with severe asthma.


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