Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Asthma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/condition-rss Asthma en-us Sun, 01 May 2016 03:43:01 UTC Sun, 01 May 2016 03:43:01 UTC 5 Facts About AERD Pharmacists Should Know http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/5-facts-about-aerd-pharmacists-should-know A patient presents with asthma, nasal congestion, and nasal polyps, and she says she has weird reactions to aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Do you know what condition this patient may have? Mon, 11 Apr 2016 01:00:00 UTC How to Improve Patient Adherence to Long-Term Asthma and COPD Treatment http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/how-to-improve-patient-adherence-to-long-term-asthma-and-copd-treatment Michael Cawley, BS, PharmD, RRT, CPFT, FCCM, professor of clinical pharmacy at the University of the Sciences, discusses how to improve adherence. Tue, 05 Apr 2016 10:00:00 UTC How Pharmacists Can Help Patients Remember Which Medication Is Used for Which Problem http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/how-pharmacists-can-help-patients-remember-which-medication-is-used-for-which-problem Michael Cawley, BS, PharmD, RRT, CPFT, FCCM, professor of clinical pharmacy at the University of the Sciences, discusses why it is important that patients know which medication they should use in a particular situation. Sat, 02 Apr 2016 11:00:00 UTC Counseling Points Pharmacists Should Make When Demonstrating Proper Inhaler Use http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/counseling-points-pharmacists-should-make-when-demonstrating-proper-inhaler-use Michael Cawley, BS, PharmD, RRT, CPFT, FCCM, professor of clinical pharmacy at the University of the Sciences, discusses counseling points pharmacists should make when demonstrating proper inhaler use. Wed, 30 Mar 2016 10:00:00 UTC How Technology Is Changing the Inhaler Industry http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/how-technology-is-changing-the-inhaler-industry Michael Cawley, BS, PharmD, RRT, CPFT, FCCM, professor of clinical pharmacy at the University of the Sciences, discusses how new technology is changing the inhaler manufacturing industry. Tue, 29 Mar 2016 06:17:00 UTC Important Patient Factors Pharmacists Should Consider When Selecting Inhalers http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/important-patient-factors-pharmacists-should-consider-when-selecting-inhalers Michael Cawley, BS, PharmD, RRT, CPFT, FCCM, professor of clinical pharmacy at the University of the Sciences, discusses some important patient-related factors to consider when selecting among available inhalers. Sat, 26 Mar 2016 11:00:00 UTC How Should Patients Use Inhaler Devices? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/how-should-patients-use-inhaler-devices Michael Cawley, BS, PharmD, RRT, CPFT, FCCM, professor of clinical pharmacy at the University of the Sciences, demonstrates proper technique for inhaler devices. Wed, 23 Mar 2016 10:00:00 UTC Adverse Effects Pharmacists Should Consider when Recommending Asthma and COPD Treatment http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/adverse-effects-pharmacists-should-consider-when-recommending-asthma-and-copd-treatment Michael Cawley, BS, PharmD, RRT, CPFT, FCCM, professor of clinical pharmacy at the University of the Sciences, discusses adverse effects associated with asthma and COPD treatments. Mon, 21 Mar 2016 10:00:00 UTC What Pharmacists Should Know About Patients' CAT and mMRC Scores http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/what-pharmacists-should-know-about-patients-cat-and-mmrc-scores Michael Cawley, BS, PharmD, RRT, CPFT, FCCM, professor of clinical pharmacy at the University of the Sciences, discusses what pharmacists should know about CAT and mMRC scores. Sun, 20 Mar 2016 11:00:00 UTC How to Classify Symptom Severity, Assess Control, and Monitor Therapy for Asthma and COPD http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/how-to-classify-symptom-severity-assess-control-and-monitor-therapy-for-asthma-and-copd Michael Cawley, BS, PharmD, RRT, CPFT, FCCM, professor of clinical pharmacy at the University of the Sciences, discusses how to classify symptom severity, assess control, and monitor therapy for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. Sun, 20 Mar 2016 01:00:00 UTC Current Guidelines for Selecting Respiratory Medication Inhalers and Managing Asthma and COPD http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/current-guidelines-for-selecting-respiratory-medication-inhalers-and-managing-asthma-and-copd Michael Cawley, BS, PharmD, RRT, CPFT, FCCM, professor of clinical pharmacy at the University of the Sciences, discusses the current guidelines pharmacists should refer to when selecting respiratory medication inhalers and managing asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. Sat, 19 Mar 2016 01:00:00 UTC Macrolides May Help Asthma Patients Battle Chronic Cough http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/macrolides-may-help-asthma-patients-battle-chronic-cough Greater than 10% of referrals to respiratory specialists are for chronic cough, given the condition’s persistent, refractory nature. Fri, 18 Mar 2016 01:00:00 UTC Comorbid Conditions that May Influence Asthma and COPD Treatment Selection and Dosing http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/comorbid-conditions-that-may-influence-asthma-and-copd-treatment-selection-and-dosing Michael Cawley, BS, PharmD, RRT, CPFT, FCCM, professor of clinical pharmacy at the University of the Sciences, discusses what comorbid conditions to look out for among asthma and COPD patients. Wed, 16 Mar 2016 08:38:00 UTC Dispensing Meds Before Hospital Discharge May Reduce Readmissions http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/dispensing-meds-before-hospital-discharge-may-reduce-readmissions Patients who leave the hospital without their prescriptions in hand following an asthma-related visit are substantially more likely to be readmitted. Tue, 15 Mar 2016 03:24:00 UTC Current and Emerging Therapeutic Options for the Management of Asthma and COPD http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/current-and-emerging-therapeutic-options-for-the-management-of-asthma-and-copd Michael Cawley, BS, PharmD, RRT, CPFT, FCCM, professor of clinical pharmacy at the University of the Sciences, discusses what therapeutic options are available for managing asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder. Tue, 15 Mar 2016 11:30:00 UTC What Pharmacists Should Know About Postnasal Drip http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/what-pharmacists-should-know-about-postnasal-drip Nearly 40% of the total population will complain of chronic cough over the course of their lifetime. Mon, 07 Mar 2016 12:00:00 UTC Asthma: An Unrecognized Risk Factor for Shingles http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/asthma-an-unrecognized-risk-factor-for-shingles Herpes zoster, also known as shingles, is a painful rash caused by a reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus, also called the chickenpox virus. Tue, 19 Jan 2016 04:56:00 UTC 4 Lesser-Known Factors Affecting Asthma Status http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/4-lesser-known-factors-affecting-asthma-status Well-known risk factors for asthma development include a family history of the disease, other allergic conditions, obesity, and smoking. Tue, 05 Jan 2016 02:00:00 UTC 3 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Asthma in Early Childhood http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/3-ways-to-reduce-the-risk-of-asthma-in-early-childhood Pharmacists can help inform their patients with young children about a few ways to reduce their kids’ risk of developing asthma. Wed, 30 Dec 2015 10:30:00 UTC 8 Conditions to Check in Cerebral Palsy Patients http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/8-conditions-to-check-in-cerebral-palsy-patients Patients with cerebral palsy are often faced with secondary health conditions such as diabetes, asthma, and hypertension. Tue, 29 Dec 2015 01:00:00 UTC