Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Severe Allergic Asthma?

Zab Mosenifar, MD

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October 18, 2019

According to current guidelines, specialist consultations—with a pulmonologist, allergist/immunologist, or both—are recommended when a physician finds that a patient's asthma is inadequately controlled after 3 months of care.

Referrals are also appropriate when considering immunotherapy or if a patient has abnormal chest imaging, refractory cough, or poor quality of life. Significant psychological, social, or family issues also require specialist care.

Learn more about consulting with a specialist here.

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