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New guidelines for the management of school-based asthma

By: Lydia L. Kim, Digital Content Editor

The Community Preventative Services Task Force (CPSTF) recently released new recommendations around the management of school-based asthma. These management strategies aim to reduce the amount of hospitalizations and emergency room visits from children and adolescents suffering from the condition.

The CPSTF’s new recommendations focus on self-management interventions, which should be taught to the children by school staff, nurses, and other health providers in order to effectively train children and adolescents with asthma to:

These new recommended guidelines will hopefully promote healthy equality across all community and school types.

Please read more about the CPSTF’s new recommendations here.


The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or recommendations of the American Nurses Association, the Editorial Advisory Board members, or the Publisher, Editors and staff of American Nurse Journal. This has not been peer reviewed.

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