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  • Potentially Effective Interventions for Asthma
    Information on potentially effective interventions for asthma control, including methodology for identification of the interventions, results, lessons learned, information on the interventions themselves, a bibliography, and case studies of interventions ...more
  • Evaluation of the ZAP Asthma Project [PDF, 1.28 Mb]
    ZAP Asthma is a complex public-private partnership in Atlanta focused on reducing the incidence of negative health outcomes associated with pediatric asthma. Its goal was to demonstrate the effectiveness of environmental control and health education strategies to decrease asthma morbidity and mortality in the Atlanta Empowerment Zone.
  • Healthy People 2010 - Asthma Sections
    Healthy People 2010 is a statement of U.S. health objectives designed to identify the most significant preventable threats to health and to establish national goals to reduce these threats.
  • Key Clinical Activities for Quality Asthma Care: Recommendations of the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program
    MMWR March 28, 2003; 52(RR06):1-8. Available file formats:
    • PowerPoint [PPT, 19 slides 426 Kb]
      To view the slides on your computer, right-click the file and select the "Save Target As" (in Internet Explorer) option from the shortcut menu (wording may be slightly different depending on your browser).
    • Acrobat [PDF, 372 Kb]
  • Managing Asthma: A Guide for Schools [external link]
    This guide from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is intended to assist schools that are planning and/or maintaining an asthma management program. It includes follow-up steps for schools that currently or plan to identify students with asthma through health forms or emergency cards ...more
  • School Health Index: A Self-Assessment and Planning Guide
    The School Health Index (SHI) is a self-assessment and planning tool that schools can use to improve their health and safety policies and programs ...more
  • Purchasing Specifications for Care of Individuals With Asthma [external link]
    Presents sample purchasing specifications for the purchase of services for people with asthma from managed care organizations by state agencies administering Medicaid, other state agencies and other managed care purchasers ...more
  • Strategies for Addressing Asthma Within a Coordinated School Health Program
    CDC identifies six strategies for schools and districts to consider when addressing asthma within a coordinated school health program ...more
  • Asthma Self-Management Education Among Youths and Adults --- United States, 2003
    MMWR September 7, 2007; 56(35);912-915
    This report provides a preliminary picture of the prevalence of asthma self-management education in the United States, suggesting that the majority of adults and youths with current asthma would benefit from additional information and training.

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