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Description: This tool outlines steps for patients and their caregivers to self-manage asthma. Topics include ‘how to get the most out of your visit with your healthcare provider’ and developing a pediatric asthma action plan.

Owner/Author: Lung Health Foundation
Year: 2022
Patient Population: Pediatric
Format: Fillable PDF

Decision Support Guidance

Who might use this tool?

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

When might they use this tool?

  • During a patient’s visit

Why might they use this tool?

  • To better manage 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 integrated into EMR systems
  • Provider education may be needed to support the use of tool in practice

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