TEMP ASTHMA

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Asthma Basics

What is Asthma?

What happens during an asthma attack or flare-up?

How common is Asthma in children?

What is the difference between Asthma and Reactive Airway Disease?

How did my child get Asthma?

I heard that pampering a child too much causes asthma – is this true?

Is Asthma a lifelong condition? Will my child outgrow asthma?


Asthma Treatment


Is there a cure for asthma?

What is an Asthma Action Plan?

What is the best treatment for asthma?

Which medications are best for treating childhood asthma?

What happens when asthma is untreated?

Will my child need to be hospitalized?

When should I take my child to the Emergency Room?


Working with Your Child's School


Should I tell the school that my child has asthma?

What does my child’s teacher need to know?

What do classmates need to know? Who should tell them?

What can I expect from the school? How can school help?

What if my child needs medication during the school day ?