This week: what GPs don’t know about asthma

In the BMJ:

Recent headlines about general practitioners’ poor knowledge of asthma reflect flawed surveys, writes Margaret McCartney

Are general practitioners no good at treating asthma? “GPs poor asthma training ‘risks lives,’” said the Independent recently, sternly warning that “Asthma UK says a survey found that 47% of GPs admit that their own knowledge about the condition could be better . . . it estimates at least 45 million could be saved if GPs were better informed and care was better managed” (3 May 2011, www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/health-news/gps– poor-asthma-training-risks-lives-2278053.html)/….(remainder at link above)

One Response to “This week: what GPs don’t know about asthma”

  1. tony May 23, 2011 at 7:00 am #

    … you have an extra space in your link :)

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