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The Asthma Emergency Guide (AEG) to teaches school staff how to identify students with a life threatening asthma emergency. Equally important, the AEG identifies children with urgent problems who need medical attention within two hours. The staff will be able to arrange transport before the problem becomes life threatening.
English, Document (PDF, Word, Excel), Fact Sheet, Training Materials, Spanish, School
The free Asthma Learning Tool (a.k.a Asthma Quiz) teaches the basic aspects of asthma care in 30 minutes. It has been used for review by office nurses, public health nurses, nurse practitioners, school nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists and asthma case managers. Nursing and nurse practitioner students have used it in their formal training programs.
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An interactive tool for learning about and managing asthma, this diary helps parents of young children understand asthma triggers, signs, symptoms and medicines. It gives the doctor a wealth of clinical information to use in assessing progress and guiding therapy.
English, Day Care, Health Care Setting, Home/Housing, Spanish, Other, School
The Signs Asthma Action Plan is intended for use with children age 5 and under. Using this four zone plan, parents will be able to tell a mild problem (high yellow zone) from a moderate problem (low yellow zone) and treat appropriately. The plan includes medicine dose and how often it should be taken.
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This easy-to-read guide will help people with asthma stay out of the emergency room, out of the hospital and as active as everyone else. It is an ideal guide for parents, patients and anyone who needs a quick asthma reference book. Accurate, clear, and illustrated with line drawings and charts, One Minute Asthma covers the basics of asthma and the medicines used to treat it. Readers will learn how
Brochure, Community Setting, English, Day Care, Health Care Setting, Home/Housing, Spanish, Other, School
This educational Bulletin is intended to provide key messages to people with asthma to help them understand and control the diseases. Messages include 1) have a regular doctor, 2) use the right medicines, 3) watch out for triggers, ) lead a healthy, active live. It's user friendly; bright and catchy with lots of pictures.
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The overall goal of the Resource Team is to improve indoor air quality in Connecticut schools, principally by implementing the Tools for Schools program in every Connecticut public school building. Our main objectives are to: a) develop and execute a more systematic outreach program to promote TfS, and b) provide training and other technical assistance to schools to implement the TfS program.
Brochure, English, Website, School
The "Asthma Disease Management Resource Manual" was created to assist health care organizations and individual practitioners in the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of asthma. The manual includes patient guidelines, checklists, treatment algorithms and therapy recommendations. Particular emphasis is given to patient self-care and monitoring, as well as the psychosocial factors that may have an
Community Setting, English, Document (PDF, Word, Excel), Health Care Setting, Home/Housing, Training Materials
The handbook "Asthma Management and the Allergist: Better Outcomes at Lower Cost" includes abstracted and summarized data documenting that treatment outcomes are better and costs are lower when allergists directly provide asthma care or coordinate a care team, compared to when an allergist is not involved.
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The Smokefree Apartment House Registry at provides a free listing of non-smoking apartments which are located in non-smoking buildings. There is also information for landlords and tenants about the legality of non-smoking residential buildings. The service is free.
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