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Put this CD in the hands of people newly diagnosed with asthma to help them stay positive, motivated, and in control of their condition. Guides viewers in identifying triggers and reducing exposure, discusses different medications and how they help, and explains steps for using inhalers and peak-flow meters effectively. Also discusses the four levels of asthma severity, potential consequences of u
Community Setting, English, Spanish, Video (VHS or DVD), Other
Through an engaging family-centered story, this booklet teaches parents and other caregivers how to manage childhood asthma. Helps readers understand and accept their responsibility in controlling their child's asthma, and shows them how to work closely with health-care providers to ensure that adequate care is received. Teaches how to identify symptoms, explains ways to avoid triggers, and tells
Brochure, Community Setting, English, Spanish, Other
"You can enjoy a full, active life. It takes putting yourself in charge!" That's the inspirational message this booklet delivers. Detailed illustrations and easy-reading text help readers understand what happens during an asthma attack. Empowers them to develop an asthma-action plan, take medications as prescribed, take regular peak flow readings, and more. 16 pages, 5 1/2" x 8"
Brochure, Community Setting, English, Other
Asthma sufferers can enjoy regular exercise; this booklet shows them how. Helps patients understand how exercise affects--and can actually help control--asthma. Urges them to work with their care provider to learn how to manage their condition and develop a customized exercise plan. Tells how to prevent exercise-induced asthma with medications and other techniques; answers common questions. 16 pag
Brochure, Community Setting, English, Other
Delivers the positive message that asthma can be controlled with medication. Provides a comprehensive discussion of the medicines used to treat asthma, how they're used, and precautions to take. Describes preventive and "rescue" medicines, lists several brand-name and generic drugs, and gives "how to's" for using a metered dose inhaler and peak flow meter. Includes space for patients to develop th
Brochure, Community Setting, English, Other
Helps children get over embarrassment at having a special condition, and encourages them to follow the doctor's directions for taking medication. Explains what triggers are and what to do when an asthma attack starts. 8 pages, 8 1/2" x 11". Ages 6-9
Community Setting, English, Training Materials, Spanish, Other
Up-to-date photographic illustrations make this an appealing and effective tool for managing asthma. Logbook pages provide space for patients to record peak flow readings, track medications and their side effects, and document symptoms and triggers. Includes a checklist of common triggers; explains how to take peak flow readings; and features an asthma management plan to be completed by the patien
Community Setting, English, Spanish, Other
Managing asthma effectively is easier with the help of this reminder card's chart for creating a personalized asthma action plan. Chart divides fill-in areas for peak flow readings and medications into segments identified as "under control," "caution," and "medical emergency" so that card carriers can quickly determine the proper action to take. Also includes areas to write in health-care provider
Community Setting, English, Spanish, Other
Basic text and supporting graphics create an ultra-clear explanation of what asthma is, the patterns of an asthma attack, and ways to head off attacks before they happen. This booklet shows readers how they can lead a healthy, normal life with asthma, and urges them to work with their health-care provider. 8 pages, 5 1/2" x 8". Same content as "Asthma -- Learn About Breathing Easier" (21811)A with
Brochure, Community Setting, English, Spanish, Other
Takes a close look at asthma's effects and its common triggers. Examines ways people can avoid triggers, manage their asthma, use their medications properly, and live life to its fullest. Includes a handy worksheet for creating an asthma management plan. 16 pages, 5 1/2" x 8"
Brochure, Community Setting, English, Other