GUIDELINES-BASED ASTHMA CARE

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The National Asthma Education and Prevention Program's Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (Focused Updates from the Expert Panel Working Group, Dec. 2020)

Asthma guidelines play an important role in guiding health care providers and patients by providing evidence-based recommendations for asthma management. The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) supports the development of clinical practice guidelines based on the best available science that specialists and health care providers can use to improve the care that patients receive.

Additional Resources:
NHLBI Webinar Slides
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What's New in Asthma Guidelines Series:
Recordings Now Available 

Part One: Overview and Medication Update 


Sankaran Krishnan, MD, MPH, FAAP


Pediatric Pulmonologist, Boston Children's Health Physicians;
Pediatric Pulmonology, Maria Fareri Children's Hospital

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Part Two: Immunotherapy Update and What's New In Biologics

 

Payel Gupta, MD, FACAAI


Mt. Sinai Medical Center and SUNY Downstate Medical Center
National Spokesperson, American Lung Association

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Part Three: Allergy Mitigation & Environmental Control 

 

Heather Lehman, MD

Chief, Division of Allergy/Immunology/Rheumatology,
John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science at the University of Buffalo

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Six Priority Messages

 

Our work involves training and technical support for health systems and community organizations to implement the NHLBI asthma guidelines.

 

These six components of guidelines-based asthma care involve a partnership between provider and patient, and incorporate education at all points of care.

With comprehensive implementation we seek to improve health outcomes and quality of life for individuals and their families.

For information and partnership opportunities contact us.

 

 

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