NHLBI Educational Materials Catalog: Managing Asthma: A Guide for Schools (2003 Edition)
Managing Asthma: A Guide for Schools (2003 Edition)
An Easy-to-Implement Asthma-Friendly School Program
With this guide, you can put a simple-to-follow asthma-friendly program in place in your school. You will be able to brief teachers, coaches, guidance counselors, school nurses, and even the principal on their special role in making your school asthma-friendly. This 36-page guide - updated in 2003 to follow the latest asthma treatment guidelines - includes easily reproducible information sheets on how peak flow meters and metered-dose inhalers work, a fill-in asthma action plan template students with asthma to keep on file, an information sheet on the early signs of an asthma attack, and more. Sources of additional information about asthma are listed.