Reynold A. Panettieri, Jr., MD - Improving Outcomes in Uncontrolled Moderate-to-Severe Asthma: Choosing the Right Treatment for the Right Patient


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Go online to to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this activity, an asthma expert discusses advances in the understanding of the pathogenesis of asthma and novel targeted treatments that have been developed as a result. Strategies for identifying uncontrolled moderate-to-severe asthma patients who would benefit from these agents and clinical data for the currently available and emerging biologic therapies for asthma treatment are also discussed. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: Describe the economic impact and quality-of-life burden of moderate-to-severe asthma, Discuss the inflammatory mediators and mechanisms that provide the basis for the phenotypes and endotypes of severe asthma and their relevance to novel biologic therapies, Assess the latest clinical data with regard to efficacy and safety for currently available and emerging biologic therapies for the treatment of severe asthma, Apply treatment for patients with asthma based on symptom severity, disease phenotypes, exacerbation risk, and eligibility for biologic therapies

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