AsthmaMoms provides a wide range of data on asthma from background to air quality forecasts, triggers, streaming videos, products, to legislations & information in Spanish -- and environmental health information related to the NYC World Trade Center.
English, Training Materials, Spanish, Video (VHS or DVD), Website
Culture Clues™ are tip sheets for clinicians, designed to increase awareness about concepts and preferences of patients from the diverse cultures served by University of Washington Medical Center. Culture Clues™ serve as a guide to improve clinicians’ understanding of their patients’ and families’ perspectives of their health care experience. Culture Clues™ cover:
• Perception of
Community Setting, English, Day Care, Document (PDF, Word, Excel), Health Care Setting, Training Materials, Website, School
The video describes the effects of Southern California’s air pollution on children’s health, and details the Children’s Health Study conducted by the University of Southern California.
Community Setting, English, Spanish, Video (VHS or DVD), School
Recommendations for effective policies, regulations, and legislation. Written for the Asthma Regional Council of New England by Joan N. Parker, MS, CIH. Provides concise recommendations for state laws and regulations.
Brochure, Community Setting, English, Document (PDF, Word, Excel), School
Online toolkit to assist policymakers, school personnel, parents, teachers, and children make informed decisions about ways to reduce harmful diesel emissions from school buses.
Community Setting, English, Fact Sheet, Training Materials, Website, Other, School
The guidance presents principles and specific construction practices designed to minimize residential exposures to asthma triggers.
Community Setting, English, Document (PDF, Word, Excel), Fact Sheet, Home/Housing, Training Materials
To educate home owners, rental agencies, landlords, and tenants ways to have a healthy home.
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A program of the University of Michigan Center for Managing Chronic Disease developed with support from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, the Comprehensive School-Based Asthma Program (OAS+) was designed to improve health outcomes for children with asthma including asthma symptoms, school grades and school absences.
The intervention includes six weekly lessons of Open Airways for Sch
English, Document (PDF, Word, Excel), Fact Sheet, Training Materials, School
The Asthma Emergency Guide teaches child care staff how to identify children with a life threatening asthma emergency. Equally important, the AEG identifies children with urgent problems who need medical attention within two hours
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The Asthma Guide teaches parents and patients what to do in every asthma situation, how to get the best effect from their asthma medicines, how to track asthma with a diary and when to call for help. It includes special tips on managing asthma at school and while traveling, real-life asthma stories and detailed information on the use of inhalers, peak flow monitoring and home treatment plans. Also
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