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Senior medical staff need to be included in severe asthma

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7397.1039 (Published 10 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1039
  1. B Ronan O'Driscoll, consultant respiratory physician (ronan.o'driscoll@srht.nhs.uk)
  1. Hope Hospital, Salford, M6 8HD

    EDITOR—Rees has drawn attention to the importance and usefulness of the new asthma guidelines, but he questioned the necessity of adding the authors' view that senior medical staff should be consulted in a situation where there is clear evidence of benefit (use of intravenous magnesium for severe asthma).1

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