How to implement an asthma education program

Academic Article


  • Given that poor asthma management leads to such devastating rates of morbidity and mortality in this country, efforts must be made to increase the knowledge, skills, and behaviors of persons with asthma. The suggestions and recommendations provided here represent a blend of academic opinion and practical advice on methods to implement an asthma education program. In developing an asthma education program, consideration must be given to what content should be included, how and by whom that content should be taught, and when education should take place. The identification of a key clinical staff member to take the lead in translating these and other asthma education guidelines will be a critical next step for clinicians committed to developing an effective asthma education program.
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    Author List

  • Kohler CL; Davies SL; Bailey WC
  • Start Page

  • 557
  • End Page

  • 565
  • Volume

  • 16
  • Issue

  • 4