The following factsheets, available from Patient UK give information and advice on a variety of asthma related topics:

What is asthma; who does it affect?

Management of Adult Asthma

Management of Childhood Asthma Medicines inside inhalers; types of inhaler devices Peak Flow Meter


Further information: NHS Direct Index of conditions

Asthma UK- an independent UK charity dedicated to conquering asthma.  It funds research, offers help and advice, and campaigns for a better deal for people with asthma

Asthma UK - All about Asthma

Asthma UK -

Patient Information -

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