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Childhood Asthma: Tools That Help Parents Manage It

Gallagher, Carolyn MPA, RN, CPHQ

AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
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Abstract

By teaching parents how to use decision support tools, nurses can help them manage their child's asthma care more effectively and improve collaboration with providers.

In Brief

Teaching parents to recognize, document, and describe asthma symptom patterns.

Author Information

Carolyn Gallagher is a registered nurse, a certified professional in health care quality, and a freelance health writer; her Web site is www.betterhealth4kids.com. Contact author: cgallagher@med.miami.edu.

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