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Patients aged 18-29 receive worst asthma care in UK, charity reveals

Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Those aged 18-29 are the most likely to suffer an asthma attack and least likely to receive life-saving asthma care than any other age group, research has revealed.
 
Two-thirds (67%) of patients in this group are not receiving basic asthma care – higher than any other age group – a survey of more than 10,000 asthma patients by the charity Asthma UK revealed.
 
Patients in this age group are also twice as likely to receive emergency asthma care...

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