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The webinar is intended for UK healthcare professionals.



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This 45-minute Guidelines in Practice webinar:

  • discusses the patterns of growth and decline in lung function in persistent childhood asthma
  • outlines the unmet needs in asthma and the goals of asthma control in children
  • gives an overview of maintenance controller therapies for children with severe asthma
  • reviews the current guidance for managing asthma in children.


Feedback from live webinar attendees

‘Excellent presentation’

‘Great content, would like to see more webinars like this!’

‘Thank you, interesting new information to be aware of.’

‘Very useful content: I feel happier about managing severe asthma in children, good guidance on when to refer.’

‘Excellent, thank you. Very informative.’


Professor Eckard Hamelmann

Professor Eckard Hamelmann
Department of Paediatrics, Children’s Center Bethel;
Chair of the Department of Paediatrics, University of Bielefeld

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Date of preparation: July 2020