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Acute Asthma Exacerbations in Children

Even children with mild or intermittent baseline asthma can have severe exacerbations requiring ICU admission. Understand the pathophysiology, evaluation, and treatment options.

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CHEST Journal Podcast

Eosinophilic and Noneosinophilic Asthma

Moderator: Dominique Pepper, MD
Panelists: David B. Price, MBBChir, DRCOG, FRCGP, and Ramesh J. Kurukulaaratchy, DM, FRCP


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News From CHEST Physician®

Itepekimab reduces loss of asthma control

For patients with moderate to severe asthma, blockade with itepekimab, a new human IgG4P monoclonal antibody against the upstream alarmin interleukin-33, led to a reduction in events that indicate loss of asthma control.

Dupilumab-improved lung function lasts in children with moderate to severe asthma

Add-on treatment with dupilumab may improve lung function in children aged 6-11 years with uncontrolled moderate to severe type 2 inflammatory asthma, results from a randomized, placebo-controlled, phase 3 study show.

Placebo beat risankizumab in adults with severe asthma

Placebo treatment was found to be superior to treatment with risankizumab with respect to time to first asthma worsening and annualized rate of asthma worsening for adults with severe persistent asthma in a phase 2a clinical trial.


Guidelines

Get evidence-based information for enhancing patient care with this guideline and expert panel report from CHEST.

Managing Chronic Cough Due to Asthma and NAEB in Adults and Adolescents

COVID in Focus: Perspectives on the Literature


Are asthma patients at increased risk of complications from COVID-19-related respiratory disease? CHEST’s Airways Disorders Network explores the evidence.

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Patient Information

Being diagnosed with severe asthma can stop your patients in their tracks. Share the CHEST Foundation’s severe asthma patient resources with your patients and their support teams to help them navigate the journey through their diagnosis by providing real stories from people who have been there.

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Managing Your Asthma
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Questions to Ask Your Doctor
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Air Diver: Severe Asthma

Explore six animated patient cases surrounding the identification, diagnosis, and treatment of severe asthma. Test your severe asthma knowledge by answering multiple choice questions to best treat each patient. Each correct answer will earn you points and give you a chance to make it to the top of the leaderboard.

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