New asthma handbook released

A newly released, updated version of the Australian Asthma Handbook includes the latest information on PBS listed asthma medicines.

The National Asthma Council Australia today released the updated handbook (version 1.1), the national guidelines for asthma management in primary care.

The Handbook is published as a unique website, and provides an up-to-date and accessible resource for health professionals.

A significant change in the new handbook is the addition of information regarding the newly available combination therapy fluticasone furoate