TABLE 2

Physician-reported changes in delivery of care

Change in caren (%)
Reorganisation of care by physicians (i.e. voluntary)
Change to video/phone consultations122 (46)
Outpatient clinic continued with social distancing142 (53)
Urgent consultations only44 (16)
New patients postponed32 (12)
Switch to home-administered biologics102 (38)
Changes induced by the pandemic (i.e. involuntary)
Reduced capacity outpatient clinic109 (41)
Reduced capacity lung function lab159 (59)
Fewer physicians available115 (43)
Fewer nurses available76 (28)

Changes in severe asthma care during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic as reported by the participating severe asthma specialists (n=268).