The latest evidence-based knowledge from Elsevier

Elsevier has created the Asthma Healthcare Hub to help healthcare professionals treat patients living with asthma. Here you will find clinical resources focused on the latest evidence-based treatments as well as tools to help your patients manage this chronic disease.

Clinical Overviews


Asthma in Adults

Asthma in Adults


Asthma presents with episodic wheezing, chest tightness, difficulty breathing, and cough; cough-variant asthma may present with coughing as primary symptom

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Asthma in Children

Asthma in Children


Asthma affects approximately 8.5% to 13% of children in the United States and is the leading cause of childhood hospitalization and school absenteeism

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  • GINA. The diagnosis of asthma

  • American Lung Association. What is Asthma?

  • AAFA Early Warning Signs of an Asthma Attack

  • GINA. Management of worsening and acute asthma

Clinician Tools

Access updated asthma decision trees—critical point-of-care tools for acute pediatric asthma, asthma in pregnancy, and occupational asthma.

Acute Pediatric Asthma

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Asthma in Pregnancy

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Occupational Asthma

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Patient Education Videos

  • How to create an asthma-safe home

  • How to use an inhaler

  • How to use an inhaler (teen)

  • Signs and symptoms of asthma

  • Signs and symptoms of asthma – teen

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