Description: The Work-related Asthma Screening Questionnaire – Long Version (WRASQ(L)™) is a work-related screening questionnaire for use in primary care. The WRASQ(L)™ includes several items from the LHF Asthma Care Map, plus additional symptom questions, current and past occupations and exposures, and the use of personal protective equipment. The WRASQ(L)™ is available on AsthmaLife®.
Description: An online educational and practical resource for clinicians caring for people with severe asthma. The toolkit is designed for clinicians in primary and specialist care, in both private and public clinic settings. It covers the following topics: What is severe asthma; Diagnosis and Assessment; Management; Medications; Co-Morbidities; Living with Severe Asthma; Establishing a Clinic; and Paediatrics.
Description: This tool synthesizes content from the Asthma Care in the Community for People Under 16 Years of Age quality standard from Ontario Health. It is intended for use by health care providers and caregivers. It covers all six of the quality statements, including: confirming a diagnosis of asthma in children and adolescents, asthma management; referral to specialized pediatric asthma care, and follow-up after discharge.
Description: This tool synthesizes content from the Asthma Care in the Community for People 16 Years of Age and Older quality standard from Ontario Health. It is intended for use by health care providers and patients. It covers all of the six quality statements, including: confirming a diagnosis of asthma in adults, asthma management, referral to specialized asthma care, and follow-up after discharge.
Description: The Provider Asthma Assessment Form (PAAF) is a point of care asthma management tool for primary care EMRs. It is adapted from the LHF asthma care map and includes the PRESTINE asthma data elements, asthma performance indicators, and an algorithm to identify severe uncontrolled asthma. To date, it is implemented in OSCAR at the Queen’s Family Health Team.
Description: The Pediatric Respiratory Assessment Measure is a medical calculator to determine asthma exacerbation severity. It assesses factors such as oxygen saturation, suprasternal retractions, scalene muscle contractions, air entry, and wheezing.
Description: The Modified Asthma Predictive Index is an assessment tool that predicts future atopic asthma in pediatric patients with recurrent wheezing. It is only applicable in young children with four or more episodes of wheezing per year. The mAPI’s predictive ability depends heavily on prevalence of asthma in the general population.