Acute asthma at DFTB17

This talk was recorded live at DFTB17 in Brisbane. We’ve got plenty more where this one came from so keep on checking in with us every week. If you think you’ve got the chops to pull it off next year then get in touch with us

Children with acute asthma present to the emergency department or the GP surgery every day. Are we managing them as well as we can?  Simon Craig takes us through the evidence (or lack of evidence) for what we do.

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Here is what one of our resident doodlers, Grace Leo, made of the talk.


And here is the full talk…


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