Recorded symposium

September 7, 2020

Importance of early wheeze detection in young children to minimize asthma exacerbation

Speakers: Prof. Dr. K. Priftis, Prof. Dr. B. Karadag, Prof. Dr W. van Aalderen

Date

September 7, 2020

Duration

60 minutes

Audience

Pediatric pulmonologists, pulmonologists, general practitioners

Location

ERS2019 digital

Importance of early wheeze detection in young children to minimize asthma exacerbation

Why is it important to catch a wheeze early?

Achieving an accurate level of wheeze detection when it truly counts is of the utmost importance, since a wheeze is the stronger predictor of an upcoming Asthma attack.

Learning Objectives

Clinical relevance of early detection of a wheeze in the context of Asthma management in young children.

Program

0:00:00 - 0:01:00

Introduction

Prof. Dr. K. Priftis, Greece

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Prof. Dr. K. Priftis, Greece
0:01:00 - 0:11:45

Importance of early wheeze detection in young children to minimize asthma exacerbation

Prof. Dr. K. Priftis, Greece

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Prof. Dr. K. Priftis, Greece
0:11:45 - 0:27:00

The struggle of parents with a wheezing child

Prof. Dr. B. Karadag, Turkey

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Prof. Dr. B. Karadag, Turkey
0:27:00 - 0:40:00

WheezeScan product explanation and demonstration

Prof. Dr. W. van Aalderen, the Netherlands

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Prof. Dr. W. van Aalderen, the Netherlands
0:40:00 - 0:55:00

Q&A and discussion

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