Asthma Consultation at Hospital da Luz Setúbal
Hospital da Luz Setúbal offers now a consultation of asthma, ensured by immunoallergologists Ana Morais Mendes and Carlos Neto Braga. In asthma consultation, asthmatic patients are followed-up with a more differentiated and multidisciplinary approach, in the purpose of optimizing disease control.
A better asthma control allows to significantly reduce the number of crises and their severity, as well as ameliorate the quality of life of patients.
Asthma manifests itself through symptoms such as shortness of air, sense of constricted breast, dry cough and wheezing. In most cases, the cause is allergic. It provokes great impact in the quality of life of patients and great limitation to daily life, being frequent reason of visits to emergency services.
Asthma has high socioeconomic costs and can be fatal.
Therefore, the following-up of these patients in a specialized consultation is very important.
- Dr Ana Morais Mendes (starting 14/12): Fridays, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
- Dr Carlos Neto Braga (starting 22/12): Thursdays, from 14:00 p.m. to 16:00 p.m.