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Difficult asthma 

Difficult asthma
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Difficult asthma
Author(s):

Claire A. Butler

and Liam G. Heaney

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199638918.003.0014
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date: 21 February 2020

Always consider whether patients do actually have asthma; consider further tests to help confirm the diagnosis if necessary

Consider whether patients may have a co-existent condition

Determine whether any aggravating factors may be present

Always ask about adherence to treatment

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