best approach for treating patients with signs of worsening asthma

What's the best approach for treating patients with signs of worsening asthma?

Current guidelines recommend more frequent use of short-acting inhaled beta-agonists...doubling the dose of inhaled steroids...and possibly adding an ORAL steroid.

Now experts are questioning whether doubling the dose of inhaled steroids is beneficial. It was thought that increasing inhaled steroids would bring the asthma back under control and prevent the need for oral steroids.

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