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Asthma Clinic

A common analogy compares asthma to an iceberg

When the iceberg is above the water, the asthma patient is symptomatic.  However, an iceberg, like asthma, can be unseen and remain a potential problem.  This reinforces the importance of constant vigilance for the asthma patient.

"Helping You Breathe Easier"


To help you understand your role in asthma self-management.

  • What is asthma?
  • Are my allergies related?
  • What can I do to help my symptoms?
  • What are my triggers?
  • How do I use my medications?
  • What can I do when I'm having trouble?

AsthmaWhat to expect at your appointment:

  • You will work with a certified asthma educator to find out what works best for you.
  • Your first appointment will take up to 90 minutes.
  • Your follow up appointments will be 30-60 minutes and will take place every six months.
  • If you are able, a breathing test will be done to see how your asthma is doing.
  • You will learn things that you can do to help your asthma and how to make your medications best work for you.

How to clean your spacer

How to use your Breezhaler

How to use your Diskus

How to use your Ellipta

How to use your Genuair inhaler

How to use your Handihaler

How to use your puffer and spacing device

How to use your puffer and spacing device with mask

How to use your Respimat

How to use your Turbuhaler

How to use your Twisthaler


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» Fredericton - All ages
» Saint John - All ages
Saint John Regional Hospital (up to age 18)
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Dr. Steve Corscadden (private clinic for adults)
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