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Providing Culturally Competent Care

Vol. 17 •Issue 2 • Page 14 Allergy and Asthma Providing Culturally Competent Care Asthma educators must first understand their patients. By Concettina “Tina” Tolomeo, MSN, APRN, AE-C, and Patricia Goncalves, MSN, APRN Health disparities are an unfortunate reality in asthma management. Blacks are…

Starting Community Asthma Clinics

Vol. 15 •Issue 9 • Page 18 Starting Community Asthma Clinics Many rewards, challenges come with treating low-income, urban populations. By Chanda Nicole Mobley, DrPH, MPH, and Martha C. Treber, MS, RRT-NPS, CPFT, AE-C Asthma is a formidable problem among low-income, urban children. Morbidity…

Severe Asthma Management

Vol. 12 •Issue 3 • Page 43 Severe Asthma Management Aggressive Intervention Key to Preventing Last Resort of Mechanical Ventilation By Richard Barbers, MD When treating patients with severe asthma, there’s one clear cut way to reduce the morbidity and mortality of those on…

Rare Lung Disease Symptoms Mimic Asthma

Rare Lung Disease Symptoms Mimic Asthma By Margaret Varnell, RN, RRT Lymphangiolieomyomatosis (LAM), a rare lung disease affecting women of childbearing years, may in many cases be undiagnosed or misdiagnosed as asthma, delaying what care is available. There are 250 known cases of LAM…

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