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Severe Asthma Virtual Patient Tour

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Learn about the latest treatment modalities, various biologic agents, and other methods of therapy available for patients with uncontrolled and severe asthma through this virtual patient tour. A short series of videos will take you on a tour of the journey patients Arlene Wilson and Clark Lane experienced with severe asthma from diagnosis to treatment. Each patient’s case will discuss the key points and optimal strategies for evaluating and managing the disease. Participants can also view a short video on the inflammation in asthma which will introduce characters such as Edna, the eosinophil; Allie, the allergen; Thomas L. Peters, the thymic stromal lymphopoietin, and a host of others.

Objectives:

  1. Describe the key roles of inflammatory cells in severe asthma.
  2. Match therapeutic options to the appropriate inflammatory pathways/cells blocked.
  3. Apply appropriate management options to treat patients with difficult-to-control and severe asthma.

The development of Severe Asthma was generously supported by AstraZeneca Pharmaceutical LP.

Content developed in partnership with WipeDiseases Foundation.

Item Number: 7207.4

Chair

Sandra G. Adams, MD, MS, FCCP
Professor at UT Health
University of Texas Health at San Antonio
South Texas Veterans Health Care System
President/Founder of WipeDiseases Foundation
San Antonio, TX

Faculty

Linda Rogers, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Division
Icahn School of Medicine
Director, Clinical Asthma Program
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Mount Sinai National Jewish Health Respiratory Institute
New York, NY

Diego J. Maselli, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care
University of Texas Health at San Antonio
Director, Respiratory Care, University Health System
Director, Severe Asthma Program, University Health System
San Antonio, TX

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