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Description: The Asthma Action Plan for Children Age 6-18 is a downloadable resource intended for youth with asthma. It provides best practice recommendations for asthma management, including goal planning, understanding triggers, and using devices such as inhalers.

Owner/Author: Child Health BC
Year: 2018
Patient Population: Pediatric
Format: Fillable PDF

Decision Support Guidance

Who might use this tool?

  • Pediatricians
  • Family Physicians
  • General Practitioners
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Certified Respiratory Educators

When might they use this tool?

  • During a patient’s visit
  • Twice a year, within 3 months of a medication change or within 2 weeks following an emergency department or hospital visit

Why might they use this tool?

  • To better manage children’s asthma (i.e., improved control, early identification of exacerbation, indication for when to seek emergency care)

What are important considerations when using this tool?

  • This tool can be downloaded and printed

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