Asthma Self-Management Tools for Clinicians and their Patients
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For patients with limited literacy or English-language skills, a picture is worth a thousand words
Asthma self-management education is essential for helping patients control their asthma and to improve patient outcomes. Neighborhood Health Plan is pleased to offer asthma resources that use pictures to illustrate the key components of asthma self-management:
- Level of asthma control
- Self monitoring
- Proper inhaler technique
Self-Management Education Materials Available for Download:
"How is my Asthma?": Easily Assess your patient's level of asthma control with this colorfully illustrated tool.
Illustrated Asthma Care Plan : Helps your patients to have a clear understanding of when and how to use their control and quick relief medications.
Easy Illustrated Instructions for Medication Delivery Devices: Help your patients get the most out of their medications by giving them step-by-step illustrated instructions for proper delivery device technique. Instructions available for:
- An inhaler with a spacer
- An inhaler with a spacer and a mask
- A nebulizer
- A nebulizer with a facemask
- A diskus
- An OptiHaler® spacer
- An Asmanex®Twisthaler®
- A Pulmicort Flexhaler™