28 September 2020

The Clinical Takeaway: Common Questions in Paediatric Asthma

Asthma Clinical Paediatrics

Dr David Lim speaks to professor Adam Jaffe about managing asthma in young children, particularly in light of the asthma guidelines changes.

In this episode:

– When and how do you start a young child (<5yo) on reliever and/or preventer medication? Montelukast vs ICS.
– Are there any changes to the guidelines that are relevant to children (<12yo) with asthma? What about teenagers (>12 yo)?
– When should a child with asthma be referred to a specialist?

Host: Dr David Lim, GP.

Guest: Professor Adam Jaffe, respiratory paediatrician, Sydney Children’s Hospital.

Total time: 39 mins.

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