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  • 2017
  • In January 2017 it published the results of a survey of 4,650 patients showing that about 3.6 million people across the UK were not getting adequate routine care for their asthma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Allergies
  • That means we diagnose and treat both adults and children, which can be especially helpful for families with multiple allergies or asthma-sufferers. (chw.org)
  • AAN's mission is to end the needless death and suffering due to asthma, allergies and related conditions through outreach, education, advocacy and research. (kidshealth.org)
  • The doctor can help too - for instance, testing your child for allergies if you think they're making the asthma worse. (kidshealth.org)
  • It has been found 95% of those that were affected by thunderstorm asthma had a history of hayfever, and 96% of those people had tested positive to grass pollen allergies, particularly rye grass. (wikipedia.org)
  • Asthma Canada, formerly the Asthma Society of Canada, is a non profit charity dedicated to enhancing the quality of life and health for people living with asthma and associated allergies through education and research. (wikipedia.org)
  • Asthma Canada represents over three million Canadians living with asthma, along with their caregivers and all others impacted by asthma, and also provides resources for people suffering from allergies. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Global Asthma Network (GAN) is a follow on from the now completed International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC). (wikipedia.org)
  • lungs
  • In asthma, air doesn't move through the lungs the way it should. (kidshealth.org)
  • Most asthma medicines are breathed directly into the lungs (inhaled), but some are pills or liquids. (kidshealth.org)
  • Spacers slow down the speed of the aerosol coming from the inhaler, meaning that less of the asthma drug impacts on the back of the mouth and somewhat more may get into the lungs. (wikipedia.org)
  • While larger pollen grains are usually filtered by hairs in the nose, the smaller pollen fragments are able to pass through and enter the lungs, triggering the asthma attack. (wikipedia.org)
  • shortness of bre
  • Most people with asthma experience a tight feeling in the chest, shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing at some point in their life. (lung.org)
  • Play media Asthma is characterized by recurrent episodes of wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and coughing. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cardinal symptoms of an asthma attack are shortness of breath (dyspnea), wheezing, and chest tightness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cardiac asthma is a medical diagnosis of wheezing, coughing or shortness of breath due to congestive heart failure. (wikipedia.org)
  • severity of asthma
  • In fact, the severity of asthma can be determined by the elevated titres to C. pneumoniae, but not to other potential pathogens such as Mycoplasma pneumoniae, adenovirus, influenza A and B or parainfluenza virus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Asma
  • Missouri AAFA Superkids Asthma Day Camp - Kansas City, Missouri Montana Camp Huff N Puff - Helena, Montana Tennessee Camp Wezbegon - Knoxville, Tennessee Texas Camp Broncho of North Texas - Dallas, Texas Camp Asthma Buster/Campamento de Asma "Buster" - El paso, Texas Camp Easy Breathers - Corpus Christi, Texas Holsey CN, Cummings L (2008). (wikipedia.org)
  • obstructive
  • A number of other health conditions occur more frequently in those with asthma, including gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD), rhinosinusitis, and obstructive sleep apnea. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • At the initial visit, your asthma care provider will determine your level of severity and create a treatment plan. (lung.org)
  • View our tools and resources for health professionals and volunteers to provide guideline-based asthma care and education. (lung.org)
  • In an effort to improve asthma prevention and care, investigators have developed a new quantitative tool, the Pediatric Asthma Risk Score (PARS), to help predict pediatric asthma better than current standard test Asthma Predictive Index (API). (mdmag.com)
  • Using the 1997 EPR 2 guidelines and the 2004 update of EPR 2 as the framework, the expert panel organized the literature review and final guidelines report around four essential components of asthma care, namely: assessment and monitoring, patient education, control of factors contributing to asthma severity, and pharmacologic treatment. (nih.gov)
  • With medicine and the right care plan, asthma symptoms can be managed so that kids and teens can do just about anything they want to do. (kidshealth.org)
  • Learn about asthma, its symptoms, and how to find relief through allergist care and treatment. (kidshealth.org)
  • However, many who suffer from asthma report improvement by receiving chiropractic care. (google.com)
  • In fact, research published in the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research documented the results experienced by 81 children with asthma who received chiropractic care. (google.com)
  • Learn about programs across the country who are improving the lives of people with asthma and reducing health care costs. (epa.gov)
  • You can find excellent asthma care at HHC, where we are working aggressively to help New Yorkers manage the disease. (nyc.gov)
  • You can find specialized asthma care for children at our Child Health Centers . (nyc.gov)
  • Asthma Care in the Community. (wikipedia.org)
  • The goals of ACMA are to increase patient awareness about how to achieve optimal asthma control, address communication and advocacy needs of asthma patients, and build a network of patient volunteers dedicated to improving asthma care and education. (wikipedia.org)
  • The network aims to improve asthma care globally, with a focus on low- and middle-income countries, through enhanced surveillance, research collaboration, capacity building and access to quality-assured essential medicines. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Global Asthma Network's mission is: To prevent asthma and improve asthma care globally with a focus on low- and middle-income countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • The network will achieve this through enhanced surveillance, research, capacity building, and access to effective asthma care including quality assured essential medicines. (wikipedia.org)
  • lung
  • Asthma is a lung disease that makes breathing difficult for millions of Americans. (lung.org)
  • The American Lung Association is committed to supporting those affected by asthma. (lung.org)
  • At age 7, asthma was diagnosed based on reported symptoms and measurement of lung function with spirometric tests according to American Thoracic Society and European Respiratory Society guidelines. (mdmag.com)
  • The EPR 3 Guidelines on Asthma was developed by an expert panel commissioned by the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) Coordinating Committee (CC), coordinated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health. (nih.gov)
  • Occupational asthma is an occupational lung disease and a type of asthma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Also, unlike asthma, hypersensitivity pneumonitis targets lung alveoli rather than bronchi. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Global Asthma Network has established worldwide networks with organizations concerned with health in developing countries such as the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies(FIRS), the International Congress on Pediatric Pulmonology (CIPP), NCD Child and the American Thoracic Society (ATS). (wikipedia.org)
  • atopic
  • One important question is whether atopic individuals with asthma, in contrast to atopic persons without asthma, have a defect in mucosal integrity that makes them susceptible to penetration of allergens into the mucosa. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus, Chlamydia pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae and human rhinoviruses are microbes that play a major role in non-atopic asthma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Asthma is divided into two subgroups: atopic (extrinsic) and non-atopic (intrinsic). (wikipedia.org)
  • There is a strong association of C. pneumoniae with long-standing asthma among the non-atopic asthma in comparison to atopic asthma. (wikipedia.org)
  • absenteeism
  • Around 15 million disability adjusted life years (DALYs) are lost annually, and school absenteeism due to asthma results in reduced educational opportunities, and thus impacts on the economy. (wikipedia.org)
  • medication
  • In this cortisone, liquid prednisone for asthma we have taken a usage:some prednisone to evaluating the without patients of 6 features study of dose rack, bread, and a medication of both others on the dosage everyone in shock assessments. (espacerugby.com)
  • The group of asthma the corticosteroid provided an funny scratch with lady steroid of each resort, their evening, condition, same solution and should fold forum in medication. (espacerugby.com)
  • Presentation must be taken to asthma prevent worsening the colitis with the medication or pressure by ensuring that the prednisone is not closed. (espacerugby.com)
  • An asthma spacer is an add-on device used to increase the ease of administering aerosolized medication from a metered-dose inhaler (MDI). (wikipedia.org)
  • It also makes asthma medication easier to deliver during an attack. (wikipedia.org)
  • This should include an appropriate annual asthma review (more often for severe cases and children),the right medication and knowing how to use it, and a written asthma action plan. (wikipedia.org)
  • diagnosis
  • Asthma is a disease that requires a diagnosis by a healthcare professional and ongoing assessments and monitoring throughout your lifetime. (lung.org)
  • Diagnosis of occupational asthma uses several techniques. (wikipedia.org)
  • affects
  • Get the basics on how asthma affects your body and the impact of this condition. (lung.org)
  • According to the World Health Organization, asthma affects 235 million people worldwide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Asthma affects at least 330 million people worldwide, causing an estimated 250,000 deaths annually (all ages). (wikipedia.org)
  • 2016
  • Thunderstorm asthma': Four people now believed dead, could have been more, minister says" ABC News, 23 November 2016. (wikipedia.org)
  • allergen
  • In addition to any issues of treatment compliance, and maximised corticosteroids (inhaled or oral) and beta agonist, brittle asthma treatment also involves for type 1 additional subcutaneous injections of beta2 agonist and inhalation of long acting beta-adrenoceptor agonist, whilst type 2 needs allergen avoidance and self-management approaches. (wikipedia.org)
  • PMID
  • PMID 18587040 Forouzan A, Masoumi K, Haddadzadeh Shoushtari M, Idani E, Tirandaz F, Feli M, Assarehzadegan MA, Asgari Darian A. An overview of thunderstorm-associated asthma outbreak in southwest of Iran. (wikipedia.org)
  • pediatric
  • Results are promising, showing fewer asthma-related pediatric emergency room visits and fewer hospital admissions. (nyc.gov)
  • 1960s
  • The rates of asthma have increased significantly since the 1960s. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although much research has been done since, the inflammatory component of asthma was recognized only in the 1960s. (wikipedia.org)
  • children
  • Both PARS and API predicted asthma in high-risk children, but PARS was able to predict mild to moderate levels of the disease. (mdmag.com)
  • One of our priorities is caring for children and adolescents with asthma, keeping them in school and out of the emergency room. (nyc.gov)
  • Asthma camp is a summer camp that is specialized for children with severe versions of asthma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Asthma camps aim to provide a positive experience for children with asthma through activities like hiking, swimming, canoeing, rope games, arts and crafts, campfires and more all with special considerations and attention to asthma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Children that attend asthma camps tend to have improved asthma self-management skills and an increase in overall quality of life. (wikipedia.org)
  • Over half of cases in children in the United States occur in areas with air quality below EPA standards, therefore the best locations for these camps are in the top cities for raising a child with asthma. (wikipedia.org)
  • Approximately 120 asthma camps presently serve nearly 10,000 children in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Furthermore, children who experience severe viral respiratory infections early in life have a high possibility of having asthma later in their childhood. (wikipedia.org)
  • control asthma
  • With federal, state and local partners, we are building the nation's capacity to control asthma and manage exposure to indoor and outdoor pollutants linked to asthma. (epa.gov)
  • develop asthma
  • If we can predict who will develop asthma, we might be able to prevent the disease or intervene early and help alleviate worsening of the disease and reduce exacerbations," said study co-author Gurjit Khurana-Hershey, MD, PhD, professor of pediatrics and Director of the Division of Asthma Research at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. (mdmag.com)
  • Our healthcare teams develop asthma action plans, using electronic medical records to create what we call 'contracts' for our patients. (nyc.gov)