Reflective accounts

Asthma in older adults

A CPD article informed Anita Skinner of the difference in treatment required for older adults with asthma

A CPD article informed Anita Skinner of the difference in treatment required for older adults with asthma.

Abstract

Reading the CPD article increased my knowledge of the different presentations and treatment of asthma in older adults. Some people develop asthma late in life; for other older adults it has been a lifelong condition.

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This reflective account is based on NS721 Carnegie E, Jones A (2013) Improving the management of asthma in older adults. Nursing Standard. 28, 13, 50-58.

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