If you think that you may have asthma, please get in touch. If it is diagnosed, we will devise a plan so that the condition can be managed and monitored - with the aim of eliminating symptoms.
The practice runs special asthma clinics to help patients with diagnosis and management of the condition. Patients on our asthma register are part of our call and recall system and are looked-after by our team of doctors and practice nurses.
Through correct diagnosis we recognise asthma and aim to eradicate the symptoms. By careful treatment, the objective is to maintain the best possible long-term airway function and reduce the risk of severe attacks. In children, we are looking to achieve normal growth. We encourage patients to use self-management plans.
Spirometry is a simple test used to help diagnose and monitor certain lung conditions by measuring how much air you can breath out in one forced breath. It's carried out using a device called a spirometer, which is a small machine attached by cable to a mouthpiece.
Spirometry may be carried out by a doctor or nurse at the surgery or during a visit to the hospital
WHAT IS SPIROMETRY? NHS
We provide an easy to understand explanations of asthma and reach a proper diagnosis through special practice tests. Information on asthma is readily available for patients - and this can easily be accessed on-line.
Once asthma is diagnosed, we look to eradicate the symptoms. Through a treatment plan, our objective is to maintain the best possible long-term airway function and reduce the risk of severe attacks.
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