Updated asthma guidelines released

The National Asthma Council Australia has released new asthma management guidelines for pharmacists, GPs and primary healthcare nurses for diagnosing and managing asthma.

The 2014 Australian Asthma Handbook is designed to provide evidence-based, practical advice for primary care health professionals.

The revised guidelines were developed by a multidisciplinary team of nearly 100 respiratory specialists and primary care health professionals, incorporating feedback