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Journal of Community Nursing (JCN) | February 2017

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Working to stop asthma attacks and find a cure

Working to stop asthma attacks and find a cure
Respiratory

Article topics: Asthma

Every 10 seconds someone in the UK has a potentially lifethreatening asthma attack and three people die every day from the condition. Tragically, evidence shows two-thirds of these deaths could be prevented by using some key elements of basic care. Also, many of these deaths occur in people with mild or moderate asthma, the kind that can be managed in primary care and with daily self-management.