The National Asthma Education and Prevention Program issued the first comprehensive update in a decade of clinical guidelines for the diagnosis and management of asthma. The guidelines emphasize the importance of asthma control and introduce new approaches for monitoring asthma. Dr. Elizabeth G. Nabel led a telephone briefing for the media and is appearing on national news programs to announce the guidelines.
For more information, please visit the NHLBI Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Asthma.
Dr. Nabel talks about the potential impact of asthma clinical guidelines issued by The National Asthma Education and Prevention Program in 2007. Click the up arrow and then the CC button to turn captions on/off.