Resources

There are a number of free resources available to help support asthma management. You can download these online and some can be ordered through PHARMAC online to be delivered to your door. Currently available resources are listed below.

Resources for Whanau and family

Staying Asthma Free – All you need to know about preventers

Staying Asthma Free – All you need to know about preventers

Staying Asthma Free is a handy guide to asthma medicines and preventer relievers, in particular.  This resource is available for download and to order.

Download

Language: English | Māori | Samoan | Tongan | Cook Island Māori

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Resources for Health Practitioners


Best Practice Journal - Childhoood Asthma (Special Edition)

Best Practice Journal - Childhoood Asthma (Special Edition)

The childhood asthma special edition is available for download only and includes useful articles about:
• Inequalities in asthma prevalence, morbidity and mortality,
• Guide to asthma management in children,
• Selected topics in asthma,
• Asthma education for children and families.

Download

Language: English | Māori | Samoan | Tongan | Cook Island Māori

Language: English | Māori | Samoan | Tongan | Cook Island Māori

Space to Breathe Asthma Flipchart

Space to Breathe Asthma Flipchart

The asthma flipchart is a useful resource for asthma educators and nurses working with families managing asthma.  It is an education tool that outlines what asthma is, asthma triggers, asthma treatment, and asthma management.

The asthma flipchart has two sides.  One is pictorial for families to look at and the other side has text to help prompt you during education sessions.

Download

Language: English | Māori | Samoan | Tongan | Cook Island Māori

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The Asthma Foundation also has a large range of useful free resources that you can download or order. These are available on their website .