Asthma

Abstracts, Articles, Citations, and Searches

Guidelines
Community Guide Asthma Control
National Guideline Clearinghouse ‘asthma’

General
EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) - Asthma
Information from the Environmental Protection Agency, which includes asthma triggers and prevention and information for both health care professionals and parents and caregivers.

Health Care Professionals
Includes asthma triggers, air pollution, case studies and continuing education on ozone and environmental triggers, and an in-home assessment

Parents and Caregivers
English and Spanish. You can learn about asthma and preventing attacks. There are activities for kids.

Publications and Resources

Family Doctor - Asthma
This Web site is operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), a national medical organization. All of the information on this site has been written and reviewed by physicians and patient education professionals at the AAFP.

Healthline.com - Asthma - Healthline’s mission is improve health through information. They focus their efforts on offering readers and visitors to the site objective, trustworthy, and accurate health information, guided by the principles of responsible journalism and publishing. Their editorial philosophy is to use relevant and accurate content to promote a healthy lifestyle and facilitate disease prevention, as well as to offer clinically significant, medically reviewed information for those who are seeking answers to their health questions.

Mayo Clinic - Asthma
Mayo Clinic is a not-for-profit medical practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of virtually every type of complex illness. Mayo Clinic staff members work together to meet your needs. You will see as many doctors, specialists and other health care professionals as needed to provide comprehensive diagnosis, understandable answers and effective treatment.

MedlinePlus.gov - Asthma
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

Asthma Tutorial
Asthma in Children

Multiple Languages
MedlinePlus Asthma
MedlinePlus Asthma in Children
MedlinePlus Environmental Health

SPIRAL – Selected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages - Asthma