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.
Decision Support Guidance
Who might use this tool?
- 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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