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Asthma

26 resources in total. To see which languages this resource is available in, click on its title.

Title: 10 Ways to live well with Asthma (bilingual)
Summary: Information about Asthma symptoms, triggers, medication and devices.

Title: Adult asthma information pack
Summary: Information for people with asthma, including the cause of asthma and how to manage the condition

Title: Asthma - What your doctor needs to know (bilingual)
Summary: Information on what to tell your doctor such as Asthma symptoms, triggers, medication and devices.

Title: Asthma & Allergy
Summary: A guide to the management of allergy for those living with asthma.

Title: Asthma and COVID-19
Summary: General information about asthma including ways to live well with asthma and things your doctor needs to know - also in relation to COVID-19.

Title: Asthma and COVID-19 (coronavirus)
Summary: This fact sheet provides advice to Asthma sufferers on ways to keep yourself healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Title: Asthma and healthy living
Summary: A guide to healthy habits and lifestyle choices for people with asthma.

Title: Asthma and lung function tests
Summary: If you have asthma, or are suspected to have it, you will need to have lung function (breathing) tests. These tests check how well your lungs are working and how asthma affects your breathing. Two types of breathing tests are used for asthma – spirometry and peak flow measurement.

Title: Asthma and older adults
Summary: Older adults can have asthma too. Some people develop asthma for the first time in later adulthood. It is important to mention breathing problems to your doctor, because undiagnosed asthma is risky, or the problem could be something else.

Title: Asthma Action Plan (AAP)
Summary: Every person with asthma should have an Asthma Action plan in writing. It provides clear information and instructions for managing your asthma. It includes easy to read information about your medications, symptoms and danger signs.

Title: Asthma by the Royal Childrens Hospital
Summary: Asthma is a common condition caused by narrowing of the small air passages in the lungs. The narrowing happens when air passages become swollen and inflamed, causing more mucus to be produced. In addition, the muscle bands around the air passages become tighter. These changes make it harder for air to get in and out of the lungs, and cause wheeze, cough and problems with breathing.

Title: Asthma facts
Summary: Information about asthma attacks, including symptoms.

Title: Asthma First Aid Plan
Summary: Information on how to manage an asthma attack following the Kids Asthma First Aid Plan.

Title: Emergency Department - asthma action plan patient fact sheets
Summary: Action plan for asthma

Title: How to implement the National Recognised Kids Asthma First Aid Plan (video)
Summary: These videos provide instruction on how to manage an asthma attack following the Kids Asthma First Aid Plan (NAC).

Title: How to use a puffer and spacer attachment to deliver asthma medications to a child 0-4 years (video)
Summary: The videos provide instruction on the following: Use of a spacer with a mask attached to administer asthma medication to children 0-4 years.

Title: How to use a puffer and spacer to deliver asthma medications to a child 4 years and older (video)
Summary: The videos provide instruction on the following: Use of a spacer to administer asthma medication to children 4 years and older.

Title: Kids' first aid for asthma chart
Summary: Quick action may help prevent an asthma attack from becoming an asthma emergency.

Title: My Asthma guide
Summary: My Asthma Guide translates the national guidelines into actions and strategies for people with asthma and their families. It will help you gain a better understanding of asthma and how it affects you or your family

Title: National Asthma Council Australia Asthma Action Plan
Summary: Many written asthma action plans are available, as different action plans suit different people. The asthma action plan chosen should be appropriate for the person’s age, educational status, language and culture.

Title: Protect yourself from Thunderstorm Asthma (poster)
Summary: A poster to protect yourself from Thunderstorm Asthma.

Title: Symbicort SMART Asthma Action Plan - rapihaler only
Summary: This asthma action plan is specifically for patients using the combination medication Symbicort (budesonide and eformoterol) maintenance and reliever therapy (SMART). Note Symbicort is not recommended for use in Australia in children under 12 years.

Title: Symbicort SMART Asthma Action Plan - turbuhaler only
Summary: This asthma action plan is specifically for patients using the combination medication Symbicort (budesonide and eformoterol) maintenance and reliever therapy (SMART). Note Symbicort is not recommended for use in Australia in children under 12 years.

Title: Thunderstorm Asthma - community fact sheet
Summary: Epidemic thunderstorm asthma events are uncommon and don’t occur every year. In south-east Australia they can happen during grass pollen season from October through December. Thunderstorm asthma can affect those with asthma or hay fever – especially people who experience wheezing or coughing with their hay fever. That’s why it’s important for people with asthma or hay fever to know about thunderstorm asthma and what they can do to help protect themselves during grass  pollen season.

Title: Thunderstorm Asthma overview (video)
Summary: Find out more about thunderstorm asthma and how it affects people with asthma and hay fever.

Title: What is Thunderstorm Asthma?
Summary: Thunderstorm asthma is asthma that is triggered by a particular type of thunderstorm when there is high amounts of grass pollen in the air (typically between October and end December). It can result in people wheezing, feeling short of breath, and tight in the chest with coughing. This can be sudden, serious, and even life threatening.

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