S3 steroid push

Major changes in asthma management - including OTC sales of inhaled steroid inhalers - have been proposed in a draft version of Australia's new National Asthma Strategy.

Drastic changes have been recommended in an effort to overcome lacklustre asthma control that contributes to almost 400 preventable deaths a year, according to the National Asthma Foundation.

The draft document says that Australia has become complacent on asthma  with a widespread belief that