Managing Asthma at Home
Asthma Action Plans
Asthma action plans create a written document for patients to manage asthma during stable times and to more easily identify when asthma is worsening. Important components of a home program include:
- A clearly written plan for taking asthma medications when condition is stable
- A complete education regarding the difference between long-term control medications and quick-relief medications
- Monitoring of asthma on a daily basis. Symptom monitoring is adequate...