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How does your school identify which students with asthma need extra school-based services such as case management?

Severity or control assessment from their asthma clinician
14% (3 votes)
Health room visits for asthma symptoms like wheezing
5% (1 vote)
5% (1 vote)
Control assessment by the school nurse based on observation and history
18% (4 votes)
Standardized control assessment questions by survey or interview (e.g. Asthma Control Test)
5% (1 vote)
More than one of the above
55% (12 votes)
Total votes: 22

Asthma Education

Asthma action plans

Are not necessary if a physician is readily available
4% (3 votes)
are helpful but patients should always call the doctor before following it
1% (1 vote)
Should be given but the patient should call if they need an oral steroid
13% (9 votes)
Should be provided to all asthma patients along with whatever medications they would need.
82% (58 votes)
Total votes: 71