Controlling Your Asthma: Patient Education Guide

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Controlling Your Asthma: Patient Education Guide

Description

This 32-page booklet will help patients and their health care providers plan ways to control asthma.

This booklet addresses the following topics:

  • What is asthma?
  • Why does asthma happen?
  • Work with your health care provider
  • How to use a peak flow meter
  • Asthma diary
  • Asthma action plan
  • Asthma medicine
  • How to take asthma medicines
  • Asthma attacks can be dangerous
  • Follow your asthma action plan

Developer:

American College of Chest Physicians; The Chest Foundation

Funding Sources:

GlaxoSmithKline

History

Release Date: 2004
Original Summary: June 2005
Last Updated: 03/13/13

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