Asthma Proof Your Environment – Eliminating Asthma Triggers

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Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach
Eliezer Nussbaum, MD
Featured speaker:

Eliezer Nussbaum, MD

Medical Director, Children's Pulmonary Institute, Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach; Program Director, Pulmonary, Graduate Medical Education
Specialties:
  • Pulmonology - Pediatric, Critical Care Medicine - Pediatric

Dr. Eliezer Nussbaum has been actively involved with the health care industry for more than 35 years. Currently, he serves as a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Step IX at the University of California, Irvine (UCI); Chief of Staff at MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach, as well as the Medical Director of the Children’s Pulmonary Institute at Miller Children's & Women’s.

Podcast Summary

Asthma is one of the most common chronic childhood disorders affecting an estimated 7.1 million children in the U.S. and is the third leading cause of hospitalization among children under the age of 15.

Although there is no cure for asthma, identifying common asthma attack triggers and learning to avoid those triggers is the best way to prevent hospitalization.