This learning module explores the aetiology and effects of asthma in children and young people with particular focus on its diagnosis and management. It refers to the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network and British Thoracic Society guideline on managing asthma, and enables healthcare practitioners to incorporate this guidance into their practice to improve outcomes and reduce the physical, psychological and social effects of this common respiratory condition on children, their families and carers.
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