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Description: The Australian Asthma Handbook is a national guideline for health professionals. It offers best practice, evidence-based guidance translated into practical advice for primary care health professionals.

Owner/Author: Asthma Australia (National Asthma Council)
Year: 2022
Patient Population: Pediatric, Adult
Format: Website
Relevant Quality Statement: Quality Improvement Resources

Decision Support Guidance

Who might use this tool?

  • Healthcare professionals providing care for people living with asthma

When might they use this tool?

  • During a patient visits
  • When teaching healthcare professionals

Why might they use this tool?

  • To search for recommendations on treatment steps
  • To provide information on how to use asthma medications
  • To provide a benchmark for the standard of care for people with asthma

What are important considerations when using this tool?

  • This tool provides evidence-based practical guidance to primary care practitioners on the diagnosis and management of asthma in adults, adolescents, and children
  • This tool is provided in several formats (e.g., it is fully searchable online, downloadable, accessible and print-friendly)

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