By John Lewis
Timothy struggled in school. A freshman at C.E. Murray High School in Williamsburg County, he was reserved and inattentive in class. But he had a much bigger problem out of the classroom: severe, poorly-controlled asthma.
“In over 20 years of pediatric practice, he is probably the most severe asthmatic I’ve ever treated,” said Kelli Garber, the lead nurse practitioner for the Medical University of South Carolina’s Center for Telehealth. “He had already been referred to the emergency department twice by ambulance from school.”