Age from 1 month onwards
This Prodigy topic covers the primary care management of acute and chronic asthma in adults and children.
This Prodigy topic is based on the 2011 British guideline on the management of asthma: a national clinical guideline from the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network and British Thoracic Society [SIGN and BTS, 2011].
There are separate Prodigy topics on Chest Infections – Adult, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, and Smoking Cessation.
The target audience for this Prodigy topic is healthcare professionals working within the NHS in the UK, and providing first contact or primary health care.