Using An Action Plan to Manage Asthma

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An action plan is a written, customized plan to help you manage asthma episodes. The action plan is based on changes in respiratory symptoms and peak flow numbers. Your action plan will give you and your family information about when and how to use daily medications, emergency medications and your peak flow meter. It will also help you decide when to call your health care provider and when to seek emergency medical care.

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National Jewish Health authors free downloadable patient education materials to provide you and your family the information and tools to help manage your disease. They include Understanding Booklets, Med Facts, Test Facts, Medication handouts and more.