What is the formula of two to classify the severity of asthma?

What is the formula of two to classify the severity of asthma?

The video will talk about the formula of two to classify the severity of asthma by Dr. K K Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, Editor-in-chief IJCP Publications. If any asthmatic gets an more than two attacks of asthma at night in a month or more than two attacks of asthma during day time in a week or he finishes more than two canisters of asthma inhalers in a year then he needs persistent asthmatic treatment and inhaled corticosteroids. Dr. Aggarwal will also talk on how to decide whether canisters will last long. If two puffs twice a day are used then the canister will last for 30 days. Such patients who use two puffs twice a day have chronic persistent asthma and will require continued treatment of asthma with a maintenance therapy of corticosteroids.

Dr. KK Aggarwal

Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He was the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He was also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus

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