Demystifying Medicine Video



This video examines the stigma faced by severely asthmatic patients during childhood, adolescence and adulthood. It also looks at the impacts that it can have on self-management, mental and physiological health. Bushra Habib, the speaker and a student in Life Sciences at McMaster University, played an asthma educator giving an informative presentation to an asthma support group for friends and family of individuals with severe asthma.The role of asthma educators in helping improve patient outcomes is discussed as well as strategies for other healthcare professionals and loved ones to provide support.


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