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Respiratory conditions

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Synagis | myVMC

Synagis is used to prevent respiratory infections in babies and children with respiratory conditions that increase their risk of infection.

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Lung function tests (including spirometry) information | myVMC

Lung function tests include spirometry, peak expiratory flow, lung volume and diffusion capacity. They are used to assess respiratory conditions.

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healthsense Salbutamol | myVMC

Salbutamol is a treatment for asthma and other respiratory conditions. It relieves bronchospasm by relaxing and dilating the airways.

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Salbutamol Inhalation Solution | myVMC

Salbutamol Inhalation Solution is used to treat and prevent asthma and other respiratory conditions that cause bronchospasm. It dilates the airways.

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An overview of asthma: Causes, symptoms, medications, support | myVMC

Asthma is a common respiratory condition often caused by allergies. There are many risk factors, tests for diagnosing and medications for treating asthma.

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Bushfires and burnoffs - An Asthma Australia site

Children, the elderly and people with respiratory conditions including asthma, are the first to feel the effects of smoke and particle pollution and need to take extra care.

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Healthy in the heat

If you have a respiratory condition such as asthma or hay fever, make sure you are well prepared when the summer temperatures hit their peak.

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Smoke hazard from bushfires

Exposure to smoke from fires can worsen asthma and other respiratory conditions, cause coughing and shortness of breath and irritate the eyes, nose and throat.

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Lungs and respiratory

Find health conditions articles related to lungs and respiratory.

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Asthma & Bushfire Smoke

Bushfire smoke and smoke from prescribed burning activities can be a major trigger for people with asthma and other respiratory conditions. It’s important to be prepared and know how to respond if you are exposed to smoke.

Read more on Asthma Australia website

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