Asthma in Children
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Complications and Prognosis
Screening and Prevention
All age groups
Older children r1
Acute asthma exacerbation
Multiple resources are available to assist with treatment decisions including:
Asthma self-management (home management)
Promote active participation in physical activities, exercise, and sports r1c195c196c197
Reduce exposure to allergen, irritant, and air pollution triggers c198
Avoid using β-blockers and NSAIDs (including aspirin) in patients with asthma because they have potential to exacerbate symptoms c199c200
Multidisciplinary case management may be needed for patients with severe, difficult-to-treat disease c201
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