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This guide provides a systematic, practical approach to support primary care and other community healthcare professionals to improve the care of people over the age of 18 years with difficult to manage asthma.


More information on the approach we took to develop the difficult to manage asthma resources can be found here.


Tools, resources and recommendations to enable you to follow the SIMPLES algorithm can be found here.

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  1. Thanks for commenting!  Pham Le An The pictures are thumbnails just to show what a desktop helper looks like.  Please download - for free - to see in full-size.  We'd be delighted if there was a Vietnamese translation/adaptation as we have done in other languages too.    We use Creative Commons licences: for more information see Disclaimer - desktop helpers and opinion sheets  And for the full list go to Desktop Helpers and Position Papers – practical "how to" information for primary care