best approach for treating patients with signs of worsening asthma

What's the best approach for treating patients with signs of worsening asthma?

Current guidelines recommend more frequent use of short-acting inhaled beta-agonists...doubling the dose of inhaled steroids...or adding an ORAL steroid.

But experts are now questioning whether doubling the dose of inhaled steroids is all that beneficial. It was thought that increasing inhaled steroids brings the asthma back under control and prevents the need for oral steroids.

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