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Medicine And Books

Managing Asthma in Primary Care

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 26 March 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:864
  1. Duncan Keeley

    The prevalence of asthma is rising. Recognition and treatment of asthma in general practice are better than ever before and we now have an increasing range of books on how to manage asthma in primary care. Antony Crockett's is described in the preface as “the first written specifically for all members of the primary health care team.” This is an important claim. It is in asthma management that the most far reaching, the most exciting and the most problematic developments are taking place in the role of and training for practice nurses. Managerial and clerical staff need to be involved in the organisational challenge of …

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