Recommendations for effective policies, regulations, and legislation. Written for the Asthma Regional Council of New England by Joan N. Parker, MS, CIH. Provides concise recommendations for state laws and regulations.
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Online toolkit to assist policymakers, school personnel, parents, teachers, and children make informed decisions about ways to reduce harmful diesel emissions from school buses.
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The guidance presents principles and specific construction practices designed to minimize residential exposures to asthma triggers.
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To educate home owners, rental agencies, landlords, and tenants ways to have a healthy home.
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A program of the University of Michigan Center for Managing Chronic Disease developed with support from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, the Comprehensive School-Based Asthma Program (OAS+) was designed to improve health outcomes for children with asthma including asthma symptoms, school grades and school absences.
The intervention includes six weekly lessons of Open Airways for Sch
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The Asthma Emergency Guide teaches child care staff how to identify children with a life threatening asthma emergency. Equally important, the AEG identifies children with urgent problems who need medical attention within two hours
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The Asthma Guide teaches parents and patients what to do in every asthma situation, how to get the best effect from their asthma medicines, how to track asthma with a diary and when to call for help. It includes special tips on managing asthma at school and while traveling, real-life asthma stories and detailed information on the use of inhalers, peak flow monitoring and home treatment plans. Also
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The IAAP is a decision making tool that assists asthma providers/prescribers to determine the appropriate severity and asthma control levels of their patients. The program assists in assigning the appropriate treatment plan and medication regime using intricate algorithms. The program collates all information and prints out individualized asthma action plans in English or Spanish as well as prescr
Surveillance overview of trends in national childhood asthma prevalence, health care use, and mortality.
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Attack on Asthma Nebraska is partnering with the Nebraska Department of Education to provide education, training and medications for implementation of the protocol Emergency Response to Life-Threatening Asthma or Systemic Allergic Reactions (Anaphylaxis). The Nebraska State Board of Education mandated this protocol in a unanimous vote on May 2, 2003 for implementation by May of 2004. All accredite
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