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Asthma

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on asthma and related issues, including allergens, beta agonists, chronic cough, exercise-induced bronchoconstriction, inhalers, and wheezing. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Overview

Screening and Diagnosis

Prevention

Treatment

Complications and Special Situations

Editorials and Letters

Improving Practice

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content

Other Resources from AAFP



Overview

07/15/2013 Acute Asthma and Other Recurrent Wheezing Disorders in Children [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

Screening and Diagnosis

03/01/2014 A Stepwise Approach to the Interpretation of Pulmonary Function Tests Algorithm Differential Diagnosis
10/15/2011 Evaluation of the Patient with Chronic Cough Algorithm Differential Diagnosis Patient Education
05/01/2009 Overview of Changes to Asthma Guidelines: Diagnosis and Screening
04/15/2008 The Diagnosis of Wheezing in Children Differential Diagnosis

Prevention

01/15/2010 Outdoor Air Pollutants and Patient Health Patient Education
09/01/2007 The Role of Allergens in Asthma

Treatment

09/15/2016 Medications for Chronic Asthma new
07/01/2016 Intermittent Inhaled Corticosteroid Therapy for Mild Persistent Asthma in Children and Adults [Cochrane for Clinicians] new
04/01/2016 Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists in the Treatment of Acute Asthma [Medicine by the Numbers]
10/01/2014 Safety of Long-Acting Beta Agonists in Adults with Asthma [Cochrane for Clinicians]
03/15/2014 PPIs, Childhood Asthma, and the Problem of Therapeutic Creep [AFP Journal Club]
03/01/2013 Physical Training for Patients with Asthma [Cochrane for Clinicians]
07/01/2011 Management of Acute Asthma Exacerbations Algorithm Patient Education
01/01/2003 Are Metered-Dose Inhalers with Holding Chambers Better Than Nebulizers for Treating Acute Asthma? [Cochrane for Clinicians]
07/01/2008 Inhaled Steroid Use and Asthma Control in Patients with Mild Persistent Asthma [AFP Journal Club]
03/01/2010 Addition of Long-Acting Beta Agonists for Asthma in Children [Cochrane for Clinicians]
06/01/2006 Long-Acting Beta2 Agonists as Steroid-Sparing Agents [Cochrane for Clinicians]
08/01/2002 Do Children with Acute Asthma Benefit More from Anticholinergics and Beta2 Agonists Than from Beta2 Agonists Alone? [Cochrane for Clinicians]
06/01/2009 Should Salmeterol Be Used for Long-Term Asthma Control? [Cochrane for Clinicians]
01/15/2007 Levalbuterol Tartrate (Xopenex HFA) for the Treatment of Bronchospasm [STEPS]
01/01/2007 Leukotriene Inhibitors in the Treatment of Allergy and Asthma

Complications and Special Situations

08/15/2011 Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction: Diagnosis and Management Algorithm Differential Diagnosis Patient Education
01/15/2010 Vocal Cord Dysfunction Differential Diagnosis Patient Education
03/01/2003 The 'Crashing Asthmatic' Algorithm

Editorials and Letters

05/01/2009 The New Asthma Guidelines [Editorials]
07/15/2006 Beta2 Agonists in the Treatment of Asthma [Editorials]
02/15/2004 Exercise-Induced Bronchospasm vs. Exercise-Induced Asthma [Letters to the Editor]

Improving Practice

04/15/2000 Improving Adherence to Asthma Therapy: What Physicians Can Do [Editorials]

From Family Practice Management

AAFP's Journal of Practice Improvement

01/01/2010 Tools and Strategies for Improving Asthma Management
10/01/2004 Asthma Days: An Approach to Planned Asthma Care

Patient Education, Self-Care

08/15/2011 Exercise-Induced Wheezing Patient Education
07/01/2011 How to Treat an Asthma Attack Patient Education
10/15/2011 Chronic Cough Patient Education

From FamilyDoctor.org

AAFP's Patient Education Resource

Asthma

Other AFP Content

Tips from Other Journals

09/15/2010 Diagnosing Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction
04/15/2004 Does Asthma Adversely Affect Pregnancy Outcomes?

Other Resources from AAFP

METRIC Asthma Module

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