Clinical Immunotherapeutics

, Volume 4, Issue 6, pp 445–450 | Cite as

An Approach to the Management of High Risk Asthmatic Patients

  • Jon Miles
  • Penny Fitzharris
  • Richard Beasley
Practical Therapeutics


This review briefly outlines an approach to the management of high risk asthmatic patients. This approach involves: (i) identification of such high risk patients; (ii) investigation of precipitating factors contributing to severe attacks; and (iii) the introduction of a management strategy based on a simple system of self-assessment and self-treatment.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jon Miles
    • 1
  • Penny Fitzharris
    • 1
  • Richard Beasley
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MedicineWellington School of MedicineWellington SouthNew Zealand

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