Focus On: Asthma - Fall 2010
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

SPECIAL FEATURE

GENERAL

ASTHMA TREATMENTS

EMERGENCY CARE

PEDIATRICS

PATIENT EDUCATION



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  Focus On: Asthma - Fall 2010 Collection
 
SPECIAL FEATURE
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  Video - Introduction to asthma
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GENERAL
Fine tune your knowledge of asthma.

  Asthma update: Four components of care
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
March/April 2010  

  PowerPoint Presentation: Asthma update: Four components of care
NursingCenter
October 2010  

  Asthma in Adolescents and Adults
AJN, American Journal of Nursing
May 2010  

  Early-Life Influences in the Inception of Obesity and Asthma
Topics in Clinical Nutrition
April/June 2010  

  Asthma in pregnancy: Reading between the lines
The Nurse Practitioner
April 2010  

  Asthma Surveillance Using Medicaid Administrative Data:A Call for a National Framework
Journal of Public Health Management & Practice
November/December 2009  

  Boost your asthma IQ
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
January/February 2009  

  PowerPoint Presentation: Boost your asthma I.Q.
NursingCenter
October 2010  

  Take 5: Selected Medications Used to Improve Respiratory Function
NursingCenter
October 2010  

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

  MED CHECK: Touchdown! Understanding corticosteroids like a pro
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!
May/June 2009  

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

  Asthma Epidemic: Tighten Your Treatment Options
The Nurse Practitioner
August 2008  

  Drug News: Ciclesonide (Alvesco) Approved to Treat Asthma
The Nurse Practitioner
July 2008  

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

  Emergency Department Adult Asthma Care Pathway: Healthcare Providers' Perceived Utility and Barriers to Implementation
Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal
January/March 2009  

  Managing a severe acute asthma exacerbation
Nursing2015 Critical Care
March 2009  

  Action STAT: Asthma exacerbation
Nursing2014
December 2008  

  Emergency Management of Asthma Exacerbations
Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal
April/June 2008  

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PEDIATRICS
Don’t miss this information specifically about the “younger crowd.”

  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  

  RESPIRATORY CARE: Exposing Barriers to Asthma Care in Hispanic Children
The Nurse Practitioner
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  

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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: Treating cough in children
Nursing2014
February 2009  

  Patient education series: How to manage your asthma
Nursing2014
January 2009  

    Health Center - Allergies and Asthma
HealthyWomen, 2010

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