Asthma in older adults affects quality of life and results in a higher hospitalization rate and mortality. Yet when managed effectively, hospitalizations and ED use can be prevented.   This 33 page, interactive booklet is a comprehensive guide to the causes and treatment of asthma. It incorporates the NHLBI criteria for self-care skills to help individuals manage symptoms, avoid trigger and prevent asthma flare-ups.  This booklet can be individualized to help patients manage their asthma.  Living with Asthma is comprehensive and includes a Symptom/Activity Log and a Medication Log.  It covers topics:
-What is asthma
-Diagnosis and evaluation
-Symptom management
-Controlling triggers
-Saving energy
-Asthma and exercise
-Peak Flow Meter/Spacer/Turbuhaler
– Personal Asthma Action Plan
8 1/2 x 11 booklet
33 pages

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Weight 0.2125 lbs
Dimensions 11 × 8.5 × .1255 in