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February 11, 2020

New Therapeutic Strategies for Asthma

Author Affiliations
  • 1Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan
  • 2Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 3Associate Editor, JAMA
JAMA. 2020;323(6):517-518. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.19985

For more than 25 years, national and international guidelines have recommended standardized approaches to control the symptoms of asthma and reduce the risk of exacerbation using strategies that are relevant to the majority of patients with asthma.1,2 As new evidence emerges from randomized clinical trials, clinicians must modify treatment strategies to be consistent with new evidence. In this issue of JAMA, 2 JAMA Insights articles3,4 highlight new evidence that clinicians should consider when treating patients with asthma.