What Everyone Should Know about Asthma Asthma Health Information for Health Promoters. Modified powerpoint originally created by Philadelphia Allies Against Asthma and adapted for use by HHO Health Promoters December 2006. What Is Asthma?.
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Modified powerpoint originally created by Philadelphia Allies Against Asthma and adapted for use by HHO Health Promoters
When someone is having an asthma attack the following is happening:
Signs!Asthma Warning Signs
Warning signs are clues that your child’s asthma may be getting worse.
Not all people with asthma have the same symptoms
The most common symptoms are:
anything that sets off asthma symptoms
Dust, dander, and house mites
Strong odors and scented products
Inhaler “the pump”
Inhaler with Spacer
Peak Flow Meter
The Peak Flow Meter allows the patient to assess the status of his or her asthma, and use that information in his or her asthma action plan.
Describes what medicines to use and actions to take
Developed by Jessica Anglin with input from the
Philadelphia Allies Against Asthma Community
Sponsored by the Philadelphia Allies Against
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