1802
Difficult to Manage Asthma: The Very Young, the Very Old and the Obese
Friday, February 28, 2014: 5:00 PM-6:15 PM
Convention Center, Mezzanine Level, Room 14AB
1.25 CME/ 1.50 CE
Moderator:
Timothy J. Craig , DO FAAAAI
Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify emerging diagnostic modalities for asthma that may be useful in children under age 5 years
  2. Develop strategies to distinguish asthma from other potential comorbid conditions in elderly asthmatics and implement age-appropriate management strategies in older asthmatics
  3. Summarize recent data regarding the obese asthmatic phenotype and critically assess current management strategies in this subgroup of asthmatics
5:00 PM
What to Do When Your Patient Canít Tell You Whatís Wrong: Challenges in the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma in Children Under Age Five
Joseph D. Spahn, MD
5:15 PM
Pitfalls in the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma in Older Adults: An Evidence-Based Update
Tolly Epstein, MD MS
5:30 PM
New Insights into the Obese Asthma Phenotype: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges in Obese Asthmatics
Juan C. Celedon, MD, DrPH, FAAAAI
5:45 PM
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