UI Asthma Service physicians diagnose and treat asthma and related airway disorders and help you find the care that is appropriate for your condition. Staff members provide education and training in self-management of asthma, advice on environmental assessment and modification and inform patients about opportunities to participate in relevant clinical trials.
Diagnosis, evaluation, consultation and management of patients with asthma
Comprehensive clinical examination and treatment of occupational asthma
Allergy, pulmonary function, bronchoscopy, laryngoscopy, exercise and radiographic testing
Referral to otolaryngology, gastroenterology or other specialists as appropriate
Assistance with smoking cessation and pulmonary rehabilitation
Education in asthma including triggers, monitoring, environmental controls, treatment
Access to participation in clinical trial
Additional services include a steroid-dependent asthma clinic that provides a multidisciplinary evaluation of resistant, steroid-dependent and otherwise difficult-to-treat asthmatics. This may be arranged on a consultative basis or patients may be referred for long-term follow-up.