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COVID-19 clinical support

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Respiratory

General

See page on Post-Covid syndrome for information on long-Covid / post-Covid syndrome

  • The London Respiratory Clinical Network has produced two documents to support patient consultations around (1) shared decision making around inhaler choice and (2) maintaining lung health. These may be helpful for healthcare professionals when undertaking clinical reviews of patients with COPD, asthma and other respiratory conditions.

Diagnosis and assessment

Patient resources

Asthma & COPD

It is important during the COVID pandemic to continue to seek advice and possible referral for patients with complex asthma, and refer to A&E for severe acute, or life threatening asthma exacerbations.

Continue preventers- there is no data showing ICS increase Covid risks. For COPD exacerbation, carefully consider risk/benefits of oral steroids.

Pneumonia