Practical Steps to Better Asthma Control

Ireti Adejumo
Sleep Medicine, Pulmonology, Respiratory Medicine Clinical Research Fellow, The University of Nottingham

Dr Ireti Adejumo, expert in respiratory medicine at the University of Nottingham, presents practical steps and tips on how to effectively assess asthma control. Here Dr Adejumo discusses, the symptoms, pathophysiology and future risks of asthma, the definition of asthma control, tools to assess symptom control in asthma patients, how to assess future risk from uncontrolled asthma, what adherence and poor adherence mean for asthma patients, she ends with a practical patient example of how assessing symptom control helps in identifying the need for behaviour change in patients ultimately improving asthma management.