According to the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA), severe asthma is a subset of difficult-to-control asthma that is defined as asthma which remains uncontrolled despite adherence to maximum optimized therapy and treatment of contributing factors, or that exacerbates when high-dose treatment is decreased. Patients with severe asthma experience a substantial burden of symptoms, exacerbations, and side effects from medications, in addition to a significant financial burden.
How much do you know about key aspects of this condition, including diagnosis and treatment? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
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Cite this: Zab Mosenifar. Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Severe Asthma - Medscape - May 18, 2020.