Reviewers of multimedial algorithms Jan Chlumský, MD, PhD

Jan Chlumský, MD, PhD

Centre for severe or difficult to treat asthma, Department of Pneumology of the 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and Thomayer Hospital

Review of algorithm Acute asthma

Educational algorithm "Acute asthma" is a very nice interactive tutorial on how to proceed in case of prolonged severe asthma attack. The algorithm clearly performs key steps in therapeutic process while highlighting the most serious mistakes that can be made by physician and how to avoid them. Each step is followed by multimedia and appropriate therapeutic responses which clarifies whole procedure and make it more educational. Although pharmacologically refractory asthma attacks during the extended prophylactic therapy of inhalation corticosteroid (ICS) have been relatively rare clinical situations, it is necessary to know that kind of process.

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