63. Rapid Fire Journal Club 5 – Novel START

Today on our Rapid Fire Journal Club series, we’re discussing the Novel START study published in the NEJM in 2019. This study evaluated multiple strategies for the management of mild asthma with exacerbations, and it guides our current therapeutic approach. Pulm PEEPs Associate Editor Luke Hedrick walks us through the study. If you take care of asthma patients, be it in a primary care clinic, pulmonary clinic, or the hospital, make sure to listen in!

Article and Reference

Today we’re discussing the 2019 Novel START Study published in NEJM

Reference: Beasley R, Holliday M, Reddel HK, Braithwaite I, Ebmeier S, Hancox RJ, Harrison T, Houghton C, Oldfield K, Papi A, Pavord ID, Williams M, Weatherall M; Novel START Study Team. Controlled Trial of Budesonide-Formoterol as Needed for Mild Asthma. N Engl J Med. 2019 May 23;380(21):2020-2030. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1901963. Epub 2019 May 19. PMID: 31112386.


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