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Severe Asthma Checklist

The Severe Asthma Checklist is a guide to identifying patients with severe asthma among adults and adolescents with asthma that is not well controlled despite treatment.

It draws on guidance from the Australian Asthma Handbook and Monoclonal antibody therapy for severe asthma information paper, packaged in a convenient format for general practitioners.

Acknowledgements

This resource was prepared in consultation with Dr Ian Almond, general practitioner, and Professor Peter Wark, adult respiratory physician.

Funded by an independent grant from AstraZeneca Australia. AstraZeneca has not been involved in the development, review or editing of this publication.

Disclaimer

Although all care has been taken, this resource is a general guide only, which is not a substitute for assessment of appropriate courses of treatment on a case-by-case basis. The National Asthma Council Australia expressly disclaims all responsibility (including for negligence) for any loss, damage, or personal injury resulting from reliance on the information contained herein.

© 2019

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