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So You Have Asthma: A Guide for Patients and Their Families

This guide provides the latest information on asthma management. In an easy-to-read format, it describes asthma symptoms, the latest treatments, and ways to monitor and keep your asthma under control. It also offers tools and step-by-step guidance for monitoring your asthma, using a peak flow meter, controlling your triggers, taking your medicines, and communicating with your health care professionals to make asthma management a part of your everyday life. The guide also offers an asthma action plan, an asthma assessment checklist, and a list of information resources to learn more about asthma.

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Item No.: 13-5248
Availability: PDF (8.9 MB) | Print     (Information about file types)
Format: NHLBI produced publications : 6 in. X 9 in.
Page Count: 48 pages
Subject: Asthma
Audience: General Public/Patients
Language: English
Size: Color
Date of Publication: 2013