Description: The Work-related Asthma Screening Questionnaire – Long Version (WRASQ(L)™) is a work-related screening questionnaire for use in primary care. The WRASQ(L)™ includes several items from the LHF Asthma Care Map, plus additional symptom questions, current and past occupations and exposures, and the use of personal protective equipment. The WRASQ(L)™ is available on AsthmaLife®.
Description: The Provider Asthma Assessment Form (PAAF) is a point of care asthma management tool for primary care EMRs. It is adapted from the LHF asthma care map and includes the PRESTINE asthma data elements, asthma performance indicators, and an algorithm to identify severe uncontrolled asthma. To date, it is implemented in OSCAR at the Queen’s Family Health Team.
Description: The Modified Asthma Predictive Index is an assessment tool that predicts future atopic asthma in pediatric patients with recurrent wheezing. It is only applicable in young children with four or more episodes of wheezing per year. The mAPI’s predictive ability depends heavily on prevalence of asthma in the general population.
Description: The Choosing Wisely Spirometry Campaign has produced multiple assets or resources or self-management of asthma. It includes a patient pamphlet on asthma, a patient pamphlet on COPD, and informative resources on lung function testing. All tools are available in English and French.
Description: The Asthma Diagnosis and Management Algorithm for Primary Care is a tool that provides clinicians with an easy-to-use flow chart to diagnose and manage asthma. It is suitable for all ages.