Inhaled Corticosteroids for the Treatment of Chronic Asthma in Adults and in Children Aged 12 Years and Over: Patient Guide

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Inhaled Corticosteroids for the Treatment of Chronic Asthma in Adults and in Children Aged 12 Years and Over: Patient Guide

Description

This patient guide summarizes key recommendations on the use of corticosteroids for the treatment of chronic asthma in adults and children aged 12 years and over. It is written for patients, caregivers, and the general public.

The guide addresses the following topics:

  • What has the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) said?
  • Chronic asthma
  • Inhaled corticosteroids
  • What does this mean for me?
  • More information

Developer:

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

Funding Sources:

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

History

Release Date: 2008
Original Summary: April 2009
Last Updated: 07/27/09

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