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Assessing Your Asthma Knowledge
The following statements summarize what you should know about asthma. If you do not know, or are not sure, about any of them, talk to your doctor. The more you understand about asthma, the better you will be able to follow your management plan and lead a full life.
Yes, I do
No, I don't
I'm not sure
|I know what asthma is and what it does to me.|
|I know the symptoms of asthma.|
|I know how my asthma medicines help me.|
|I know what my asthma triggers are and what to do about them.|
I feel sure that I can prevent an asthma attack.
|I know how to treat my asthma symptoms.|
|I know when my symptoms are serious enough to call for emergency help.|
|I understand why knowing my PEF can help me.|
|I know how to use my asthma plans.|
|I do what I enjoy doing, despite my asthma.|
|I know that people around me can help me if necessary.|
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Rohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology|
|Last Revised||February 13, 2011|
|By:||Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: February 13, 2011|
|Medical Review:||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
Rohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology
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