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New Resources to Help You Understand Asthma

We’re moving the dial on the diagnosis and treatment of asthma! Download new quick reference guides for patients, parents, and healthcare providers. 

Last year, we conducted an online survey of 1,510 Canadians with asthma. We found that 92% of patients think they’ve got their asthma under control, but their answers to our next questions showed otherwise! Almost 30% of respondents reported missing out on life experiences because of asthma.  

Do you know what good asthma control looks like? Our newest resources will help you work with your healthcare provider to get and keep your asthma under control.

 

Quick Reference Guide to Understanding Your Asthma Care

This handy-dandy fact sheet will help you work with your healthcare provider to get and keep your asthma under control. You’ll know it’s controlled when you don’t have regular symptoms, like wheezing or coughing. We’ll also share what high-quality asthma care looks like for Canadians aged 16+ so you know what you should expect based on the Ontario Health Asthma Quality Standards.

Quick Reference Guide to Understanding Your Child’s Asthma Care

This handy-dandy fact sheet will help you work with your child’s healthcare provider to get asthma under control and keep it that way. You’ll know it’s controlled when there are no more regular symptoms, like wheezing, coughing or tightness in the chest. We’ll also share what high-quality asthma care looks like for children under the age of 16 so you know what you should expect based on the Ontario Health Asthma Quality Standards.

Asthma Quality Standards – Quick Reference Guide for Healthcare Professionals

Based on the latest Ontario Health Quality Standards for asthma care in adults and children, this reference guide focuses on primary care and community practice settings to help healthcare providers spot where care may be improved, assist in developing and implementing a plan and and provide guidance on measuring results.

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