Pharmacy Clinical Pearl of the Day: Asthma Stages
Severe persistent asthma is the worse type of asthma.
Clinical Pearl of the Day: Asthma stages
The 4 stages of asthma are:
- mild persistent
- moderate persistent
- severe persistent
- Asthma is a common, long-term condition that affects a person’s airways. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that 8.1% of adults and 8.4 percent of children in the United States have asthma.
- Intermittent asthma is the least severe type of asthma.
- Severe persistent asthma is the worse type of asthma.