7 things you need to know about the Asthma Handbook update

Going back to school, advice for patients at risk from thunderstorm asthma and risk factors for life-threatening flare-ups are among the additions

A major update of the GP’s go-to for all things asthma related, the Australian Asthma Handbook, has been released.

The 8 March revision — the first since the handbook went online in 2014 — focuses on paediatric asthma.

Here are seven things that are new or different: