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Description: My Asthma Diary is a helpful self-management tool developed by Lung Sask. Patients can use the asthma diary to record their information, symptoms, medication use, peak flow meter readings, and asthma triggers.

Owner/Author: Lung Sask
Patient Population: Adult
Format: PDF

Decision Support Guidance

Who might use this tool?

  • Patients
  • Families and caregivers
  • Although intended for patients and their caregivers, some health care providers use this tool in their practice.

When might they use this tool?

  • When a patient is newly diagnosed
  • When there has been a change in asthma medications
  • When there has been a change in environment
  • When patients are unsure of their asthma triggers
  • When patients are unsure of their level of asthma control

Why might they use this tool?

  • To help track asthma symptoms, determine triggers and to recognize asthma control

What are important considerations when using this tool?

  • This tool provides space for the patient to record their symptoms, but this is subjective to the patient
  • It is optimal for this tool to be used consitently and properly

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