Therapeutics: Asthma

In this episode our favourite Pharmacist Kunal Gohil joined us again to talk us through the treatment of Asthma.  

Here is the full British Thoracic Society Guidelines for Asthma (the guidelines this podcast is based on are on page 78).

Don't forget to check out our Take Aurally Asthma episode for more information on Asthma and its acute management.

And here is our Take Visually for treating Asthma:

Therapeutics: Hypertension

In our first Therapeutics special our NUH ED Pharmacist Kunal Gohil came down to discuss the treatment of Hypertension.  Kunal had previously joined us to discuss the role of the ED Pharmacist.

The guidelines discussed are NICE CG127.

ACE Inhibitors end in 'pril' - such as Ramipril

Angiotension II Receptor Blockers end in 'sartan' - such as Candesartan

Peripheral Calcium Channel Blockers end in 'pine' - such as Amlodipine

Central Non-Dihydropyridine - e.g. Verapamil and Diltiazem

Beta Blockers end in 'lol' - such as Bisoprolol

Here is the Take Visually for this podcast: