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 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.
Description: The Initial Management of Pediatric Asthma in Emergent/Urgent Care Settings: Part Two publication is a document that outlines recommendations for the initial management of pediatric patients presenting to emergent/urgent care settings with acute asthma exacerbations. This guideline provides recommended actions based on the use of the Pediatric Respiratory Assessment Measure.
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.
Description: The Children’s Asthma Action Plan tool is a pediatric asthma self-management tool. The pamphlet asks questions about asthma medication, management, and control so that patients can identify when their asthma may be flaring up and manage their asthma when it gets out of control.
Description: The Childhood Asthma Control Test was developed for use by parents, caregivers, and patients age 4-11 years. It is a simple, five-question tool that is self-administered. The tool helps determine whether a patient’s treatment plan is working or if it needs to be adjusted.