This video - produced by students at Oxford University Medical School in conjunction with the faculty - demonstrates how to use a nebuliser and explain correct inhaler technique to a patient. It is part of a series of videos covering Respiratory Medicine skills.
about 9 years ago
Understand asthma with this clear explanation by Dr. Roger Seheult. Includes discussion on asthma pathophysiology, signs and symptoms of asthma, diagnosis, t...
over 6 years ago
Young children given asthma medication before the age of two may not grow to their full height in later life, a preliminary report suggests.
about 6 years ago
This session was designed to teach first year medical students about allergies and the basic medical management of anaphylaxis. The session was student led with a tutor in the audience to help provoke discussion and encourage students to participate. The session utilised an interactive smart-board with touch-screen function in order to get students involved in learning. Although the information is not overly complex it is a good introduction to the topic and promoted student involvement as well as group interaction and teamwork.
over 10 years ago
A short, 16-slide presentation on the topic of immunologically-mediated food allergies, both IgE and call mediated types. Covers the epidemiology, aetiology, pathophysiology, presentation, history/investigations and management.
almost 9 years ago
A mother describes the pain of losing her daughter to asthma, when an ambulance went to the wrong address.
over 7 years ago
This document provides guidance for healthcare providers who are expected to deal with an anaphylactic reaction. It describes the recognition and treatment of an anaphylactic reaction including the delivery of drugs for treatment.
over 6 years ago
Asthma is a common chronic disease worldwide and affects approximately 24 million persons in the United States. It is the most common chronic disease in childhood, affecting an estimated 7 million children.
almost 6 years ago