Noninvasive evaluation of airway inflammation in patients with severe asthma

Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

May 2013 Volume 110, Issue 5, Pages 316-321

Overall Purpose:
Participants will be able to demonstrate increased knowledge of the clinical treatment of allergy/asthma/immunology and how new information can be applied to their own practices.

Accreditation: The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensuratewith the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Committee Members:

Petros Bakakos, MD (Author)

Michael S Tankersley, MD (CME Series Editor)

Gailen D. Marshall, Jr, MD, PhD (Editor-in-Chief)

Target Audience

Physicians involved in providing patient care in the field of allergy/asthma/immunology

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe principles, procedures and challenges faced in the management of severe asthma
  • Discuss the methodology, value and limitations associated with the non-invasive evaluation of airway inflammation
Additional information

A. Papaporfyriou, E. Tseliou, S. Loukides, K. Kostikas, P. Bakakos, M.S. Tankersley, and G.D. Marshall, have nothing to disclose. Reviewers and Education/Editorial staff have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. No unapproved/investigative use of a product/device is discussed.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Anastasia Papaporfyriou, MD; Eleni Tseliou, MD; Stelios Loukides, MD; Konstantinos Kostikas, MD; and Petros Bakakos, MD

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Attendance
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