SIGN Asthma Patient GuideAdd to My Apps
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|On October 9, 2012|
The SIGN Asthma Patient app is based on guidance from the British guideline on managing asthma which was developed by the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) and the British Thoracic Society.The first section is for people who have or think they might have asthma. Your family, friends or carers may also find it useful. It aims to make you and your family aware of the treatment and care you should expect to receive. It will also help you to take control of your condition by understanding the latest research evidence.This section covers:• diagnosis;• who will be involved in looking after your asthma;• medicines;• how you can help control your asthma;• asthma attacks;• asthma in young people;• how asthma is controlled during pregnancy;• work-related asthma; and• where to find out more about asthma. The second section of the app is for the parents and carers of children who have or might have asthma. It aims to make parents and carers aware of the treatment and care they should expect their children to receive. It will also help you to understand the latest research evidence so you can manage your child’s condition better.This section covers:• diagnosis;• who will be involved in looking after your child’s asthma;• medicines;• how you can help control your child’s asthma;• asthma attacks;• asthma in young people; and• where to find out more about asthma.
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