What's an Asthma Management Plan?

  • What should be in an asthma management plan?

     

    A. What medicines you take and when

     

    B. A list of your asthma triggers and how to avoid them

     

    C. How to tell when your asthma is getting worse

     

    D. When to call your doctor or go to the emergency room

     

    E. All of the above

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  • Everyone with asthma, including children, should have an asthma action plan.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Your child with asthma needs support at school. You can help by:

     

    A. Making sure school staff have the child's asthma action plan

     

    B. Making sure your child has a place to go to get away from asthma triggers

     

    C. Making sure the staff know and can treat asthma symptoms caused by exercise

     

    D. Making sure your child is allowed to use his or her asthma medicines at school

     

    E. Not allowing your child to play with other children

     

    F. A, B, C and D

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  • The green zone on your asthma management plan means you are:

     

    A. Allergic to grass

     

    B. Doing well

     

    C. Feeling ill

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  • Your asthma has gotten worse. Your asthma action plan says you're now in:

     

    A. The yellow zone

     

    B. The black zone

     

    C. The Twilight Zone

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  • Which of these is a sign you're in the red zone?

     

    A. Your quick-relief medicines aren't helping.

     

    B. You have severe shortness of breath.

     

    C. After 24 hours in the yellow zone, your symptoms are the same or worse.

     

    D. All of the above

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  • A big part of managing asthma is staying away from your asthma triggers.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • If you think your asthma action plan isn't working, you should:

     

    A. Give it more time

     

    B. Tell your doctor right away

     

    C. Use someone else's

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  • To control your asthma, you can't be physically active.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Most people with asthma can manage their symptoms by following their asthma action plans and:

     

    A. Having regular asthma checkups

     

    B. Never leaving home without a mask

     

    C. Avoiding crowds

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