Description: The Initial Management of Pediatric Asthma in Emergent/Urgent Care Settings: Part One publication is a document that outlines recommendations to support early identification and initial management of children and youth with asthma who present to emergent/urgent care settings across British Columbia. The package consists of clinical support documents and educational tools that, when used together, assist the emergency clinician to screen, rapidly assess and begin implementation of interventions in the emergent/urgent care setting.
Decision Support Guidance
Who might use this tool?
- Emergency clinicians
When might they use this tool?
- When caring for children and youth with asthma in emergency or urgent care settings
Why might they use this tool?
- To support early identification and initial management of children and youth with asthma
- To assist the emergency clinician to screen, rapidly assess, and begin implementation of interventions in emergent/urgent care setting
What are important considerations when using this tool?
- This tool is not intended for inpatient use
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