Asthma management by private general practitioners of Punjab.

@article{Bedi1994AsthmaMB,
  title={Asthma management by private general practitioners of Punjab.},
  author={R. P. S. Bedi},
  journal={The Indian journal of chest diseases & allied sciences},
  year={1994},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={9-13}
}
  • R. P. S. Bedi
  • Published 1994 in
    The Indian journal of chest diseases & allied…
Analysis of information about asthma management, gathered from 106 private general practitioners of Punjab shows a lack of awareness among doctors about recent advances in the treatment of asthma. Improper use of oral steroids, overuse of ephedrine preparations and supportive measures and underuse of inhalers, oxygen therapy, peak flow meter as well as inadequate attention to patient education support this observation. This study highlights the need for continuing education for updating the… CONTINUE READING