The prevention of asthma symptoms is critical to patients and their families. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Asthma
Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and other agencies have unveiled new developments in the
treatment and management of asthma. These agencies have found that the control and prevention of asthma flare-ups is as simple as knowing and recognizing
and managing asthma signs and symptoms.
Health agencies have found that activities relating to asthma control must extend beyond the doctor’s office and into public health outreach efforts.
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The first line of defense in diagnosing and treating asthma is a patient’s health care provider. Nevertheless, asthma condition management remains an under-recognized need. The National Asthma
Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) created Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (EPR-3), which gives physician’s a new look at the
control and prevention of asthma attacks and symptoms.
In the updated guidelines, the NAEPP outlines six clinical practice recommendations to aid with asthma condition management. These include:
1. The use of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS).
According to the NAEPP, inhaled corticosteroids are one of the most effective and preferred ...