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If you or your child has
asthma that requires daily treatment, it is important
to have an asthma action plan. An asthma action plan is a written plan that
tells you what asthma medicine to take every day and how to treat an
asthma attack. It can help you make quick decisions in
case you are not able to think clearly during an attack.
action plan usually includes:
Using an asthma action plan can help you stay active with
fewer asthma problems. Following your plan is a big step toward controlling the
disease so you can live the life you want.
Current as of:
March 25, 2014
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Lora J. Stewart, MD - Allergy and Immunology
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