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Asthma guidelines provide evidenced-based recommendations for clinical management of asthma, and use of current guidelines is associated with better patient outcomes. This brief two-sided printable brochure provides a concise summary of current treatment guidelines by age group, and offers guidance on assessing and managing asthma for clinicians. The summary is based off of EPR3, EPR4 (2020), GINA (2020) updates, and other current asthma literature. Recommendations are current to version date shown on the guide. Guides will be periodically updated to reflect changes to practice. References:
- National Asthma Education and Prevention Program. Expert Panel Report 3: Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of asthma. Bethesda, Md.: National Heart Lung and Blood Institues, National Institutes of Health, Publication No. 08-5846; 2007.
- National Heart Lung and Blood Institues [NHLBI]. Asthma care quick reference. Bethesda, Md.: National Asthma Education and Prevention Program; 2011.
- National Asthma Education and Prevention Program. Expert Panel Report 4: 2020 Focused Updates to the Asthma Management Guidelines from: https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/asthma-management-guidelines-2020-updates
- 2020 GINA Report, Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention: Pocket Guide for Asthma Management and Prevention. From: https://ginasthma.org/pocket-guide-for-asthma-management-and-prevention/