Courses

Basics in Asthma

Target audience

  • The main target audience are trainees in respiratory medicine and young doctors.

Educational aims

The aim of this web-based course is to provide a comprehensive overview of the current internationally accepted definitions of asthma, its diagnosis, pathophysiology and treatment. Some aspects of asthma will be covered by in online live lectures, others by interactive text based modules. A third group of topics will be covered by webcasts recorded previously at an ERS presence course.


Pathophysiological mechanisms of asthma
P. Howarth (Southampton, United Kingdom)
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Clinical presentation of obstructive airways disease in childhood
A. Bush (London, United Kingdom)
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Viruses and asthma
N. Papadopoulos (Goudi, Greece)
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Diagnosis of asthma
F. Hargreave (Hamilton, Canada)
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Phenotypes of severe asthma
E. Bel (Leiden, The Netherlands)
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Assessment and monitoring of asthma
I. Pavord (Leicester, United Kingdom)
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The use of measurement of lung function and bronchial responsiveness in the diagnosis and assessment of asthma and small airway function
P. J. Sterk (Leiden, The Netherlands)
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Aspirin/NSAID-intolerant asthma
B. Dahlen (Stockholm, Sweden)
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Allergy and Asthma
T. Platts-Mills (Charlottesville, United States of America)
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Astma and quality of life
P. Chanez (Montpellier, France)
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Asthma management
M. Gaga (Athens, Greece)
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Exercise testing, exercise-induced asthma and sports: treatment and doping regulations
K-H. Carlsen (Oslo, Norway)
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Pharmacotherapy
K. F. Rabe (Leiden, The Netherlands)
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