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Rational prescribing – Respiratory and allergy (1.5 CPD hours)

Respiratory GPSI and allergist Dr John Stevenson rounds up recent developments and cost-effective prescribing in respiratory medicine and allergy.

Learning objectives

This module will give you a primary-care focused update on respiratory and allergy medicine, including:

  • Using roflumilast in severe COPD
  • Changes to UK asthma guidance
  • Using Grazax for hayfever
  • Using bilastine for hayfever and urticaria
  • Using indacaterol for COPD

This module will be free for all registered members of Pulse Learning until 21st September 2011.


Dr John Stevenson is a respiratory GPSI in Manchester and runs a community allergy service.

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