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Focus On: Asthma

Asthma affects people of all ages, races, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Make sure you are up-to-date with the latest information by exploring this collection of articles – review the basics, brush up on available treatments, be ready for emergency situations, get information specific to the pediatric population, and access patient education tools. Any comments?


Lisa M. Bonsall, MSN, RN, CRNP

GENERAL

ASTHMA TREATMENTS

EMERGENCY CARE

PEDIATRICS

PATIENT EDUCATION

 

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GENERAL
Fine tune your knowledge of asthma.

  Boost your Asthma IQ
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
January/February 2009   Comments(0)
  PowerPoint Presentation

  Take5: Asthma
NursingCenter.com
September 2009   

  This Just In: New Asthma Guidelines Encourage More Activity and a Better Night's Sleep
The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care
March 2008   

  SPECIAL REPORT: New Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Asthma
MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing
March/April 2008   

  Patho Puzzler: Solving the Puzzle of Bronchospasm
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
January/February 2007   

  Skill Building: Breathing Easy Interpreting Breath Sounds
LPN2009
November/December 2007   

  Asthma Pathogenesis and Management
The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care
November 2006  

  HEALTH & SAFETY: Health Care Workers and Asthma: 'Occupational asthma' is a risk for nurses.
AJN, American Journal of Nursing
April 2006   

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ASTHMA TREATMENTS
From inhalers to oral meds, make sure you know about recommended treatments.

  Asthma Epidemic: Tighten Your Treatment Options
The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care
August 2008   

  Antioxidants and Asthma: A Case Report and Review of the Evidence
Topics in Clinical Nutrition
July/September 2008  

  Drug News: Ciclesonide (Alvesco) Approved to Treat Asthma
The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care
July 2008   

  MED CHECK: Touchdown! Understanding Corticosteroids Like A Pro
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
May/June 2009  

  Managing Bronchospasm with Short-Acting Beta2-Agonists
The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care
September 2006   

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EMERGENCY CARE
Status asthmaticus – do you know how to intervene?

  Managing a Severe Acute Asthma Exacerbation
Nursing2009 Critical Care
March 2009   

  Action STAT: Asthma Exacerbation
Nursing2008
December 2008  

  Ventilating Patients With Acute Severe Asthma: What Do We Really Know?
AACN Advanced Critical Care
April/June 2006   

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PEDIATRICS
Don't miss this information specifically about the "younger crowd."

  RESPIRATORY CARE: Exposing Barriers to Asthma Care in Hispanic Children
The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care
April 2008   

  Childhood Asthma in a Rural Environment: Implications for Clinical Nurse Specialist Practice
Clinical Nurse Specialist: The Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice
July/August 2008   

  Disparities in Pediatric Asthma Hospitalizations
Journal of Public Health Management & Practice
May/June 2009   

  The Experience of Dyspnea in School-Age Children with Asthma
MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing
May/June 2009   

  Explanatory Models of Asthma in the Southeast Asian Community
MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing
May/June 2009   

  The Impact of the Parental Illness Representation on Disease Management in Childhood Asthma
Nursing Research
May/June 2007   

  Breathing Easier: Managing Pediatric Asthma
LPN2009
July/August 2006   

  Providing Asthma Care in Elementary Schools: Understanding Barriers to Determine Best Practices
Family & Community Health
October/December 2006   

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PATIENT EDUCATION
Great resources for you and your patients.

  Asthma Education Delivered in an Emergency Department and an Asthma Education Center: A Feasibility Study
Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal
January/March 2009   

  Patient Education Series: How To Manage Your Asthma
Nursing2009
January 2009   

  Patient Education: Asthma Inhalers
The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care
November 2006   

  Peak Technique: Breathe Easier: A Step-By-Step Guide to MDIs
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
November/December 2006   

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