The center is staffed by 2 Pulmonologists, an Allergist, an asthma nurse coordinator, and a Pulmonary Function Technician trained in asthma education. Physicians from Otolaryngology and Gastroenterology also participate in the multidisciplinary approach to patients and, when needed, see patients in the Center.
Particularly appropriate referrals to YCAAD include patients with difficult-to-control asthma, chronic cough, those who are diagnostic dilemmas, and those who may be significantly affected by co-morbid illnesses such as gastroesophageal reflux, sinusitis, vocal-cord dysfunction, and atopy. Physicians at the program develop individualized care plans for all patients, with the goal of forming a working partnership with the referring primary care provider.
Asthma in the News
- Ickey Woods to raise asthma awareness during weekend appearances - WLWT Cincinnati
- Simple test can predict asthma attacks in children - Daily Mail
- Energy efficiency linked to asthma - Belfast Telegraph
- Toddlers who share bed with parents 'have a higher risk of asthma' - Daily Mail
- Scientists to study causes of asthma in organisms without lungs - EurekAlert (press release)
- Experts say paracetamol link to asthma risk 'has been overstated' - Daily Mail
- Study: Very few use EpiPen, asthma inhalers correctly - The Seattle Times
- Research finds that 82% of people with asthma in the North East are 'not ... - ChronicleLive
- Energy efficient houses could increase risk of developing asthma, researchers ... - cornishguardian.co.uk
- Review examines link between paracetamol use and asthma - The Pharmaceutical Journal