Kids Are Not Little Adults: Differences in the Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric vs Adult Asthma
Although asthma can be common in both children and adults, differences do exist. Join presenter Dr. Connie Yang as she discusses the differences that exist in the diagnosis and management of pediatric and adult asthma.
Objectives of this webinar include:
1) Understanding how asthma is diagnosed and treated in children under the age of 6;
2) Knowing how to choose the right ICS dose and device in children;
3) Understanding the rationale behind yellow zone management in children; and
4) Knowing what the September spike is.
About the Presenter: Dr. Connie Yang
Dr. Connie Yang is a pediatric respirologist at BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver where she is the director of the Pediatric Asthma Program. She is currently the co-chair of the Asthma Assembly for the Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) and led the development of the latest CTS Asthma Guideline on the Management of Very Mild and Mild Asthma.
Dr. Yang is also the president of the Respiratory Health section of the Canadian Pediatric Society where she helps disseminate unified information on pediatric respiratory health topics. In addition to these appointments, Dr. Yang also serves as a medical advisor for the BC Lung Foundation.
This series is sponsored by AstraZeneca.