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Description: The Asthma Action Plan Yellow Zone Formulation Guide advises clinicians on the adjustment of inhaled controller therapy of asthma in the Yellow Zone, for ages 16 years and older.

Owner/Author: Lung Health Foundation
Year: 2017
Patient Population: Adult
Format: PDF

Decision Support Guidance

Who might use this tool?

  • Family Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Registered Respiratory Therapists
  • Certified Respiratory Educators

When might they use this tool?

  • When a patient has an existing asthma plan, this tool can be complimentary
  • Only for patients greater or equal to 16 years of age

Why might they use this tool?

  • To identify the appropriate medication for when symptoms worsen

What are important considerations when using this tool?

  • This tool is a digital guide that is also printable
  • This tool may not have the latest medications

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