Evidence shows that allergen exposure reduction can play a key role in lowering the rate of severe exacerbations. Confirming and recording allergen triggers through specific IgE testing could mean the difference between life and death.
Watch the below discussion between Prof Angela Simpson and Dr Tahmina Siddiqui to learn how a recent dust mite study showed that reducing exposure to triggers can reduce the incidence of severe asthma exacerbations in children.
Prof Angela Simpson
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Manchester
Honorary Consultant Respiratory Physician MFT
Dr Tahmina Siddiqui
GP Partner, Trainer and Appraiser, Whaddon Medical Centre
GDG Committee Member, NICE guideline NG80 (Asthma: diagnosis, monitoring and chronic asthma management)