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Risk doubles for high cholesterol and blood pressure, but danger to any one child is low, findings suggest
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The number of Americans diagnosed with asthma has grown dramatically, with high-crime cities being hit especially hard. In a joint report with The Detroit News, special correspondent Indira Lakshmanan examines emerging research that indicates stress, abuse and violence may play as big a role as physical factors in triggering both asthma attacks and the development of the chronic disease.
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These case studies highlight four school-based health centers that have successfully incorporated asthma environmental interventions into their scope of work.
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The Asthma Diagnostic Tool is an in-depth assessment tool adapted from NIH’s 2007 Expert Panel report titled, Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. The tool is used to identify and record gaps in asthma care and to provide the patient’s medical provider with relevant feedback.
Environmental Assessment/Checklist
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When integrated into the electronic health record (EHR) and clinical workflow, clinical decision support (CDS) can enhance health care quality and improve patient outcomes.1 Using computerized alerts, reminders, forms, templates, data reports, evidence-based protocols, and other tools, CDS organizes, filters, and presents clinical knowledge and patient-specific information to guide decisions at the point of care.2 This brief discusses how an asthma CDS tool can promote the consistent use of clinical practice guidelines for asthma, and how incorporating a referral form template can promote wider use of in-home asthma programs as an effective complement to asthma care in clinical settings.
Document (PDF, Word, Excel)
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced proposed rule initiating smoke-free housing policies.
Asthma Friendly Policies, Community Setting, Home/Housing, Quality Improvement
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As a follow-up to the 2010 Changing pO2licy Report, The George Washington University authored additional briefs to highlight key policy issues related to childhood asthma. These briefs were supported by MCAN and the RCHN Community Health Foundation.
Asthma Friendly Policies, English, Document (PDF, Word, Excel)
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As a follow-up to the 2010 Changing pO2licy Report, The George Washington University authored additional briefs to highlight key policy issues related to childhood asthma. These briefs were supported by MCAN and the RCHN Community Health Foundation.
Asthma Friendly Policies, English, Document (PDF, Word, Excel)
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The Changing pO2licy: The Elements for Improving Childhood Asthma Outcomes report resulted from a landmark study by health policy researchers at The George Washington University (GW) School of Public Health and Health Services to determine why American children are not benefiting more from science-based asthma treatment and management, and the policy reforms that are essential to improve outcomes for these children. The report was funded by the Merck Childhood Asthma Network and the RCHN Community Health Foundation.
Asthma Friendly Policies, English, Document (PDF, Word, Excel)
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A study published in JAMA Pediatrics found that children exposed to dogs and farm animals may be less likely to develop childhood asthma by age 6. Study researchers found that for school-aged children, exposure to dogs and farm animals during infancy was associated with a 13 percent and 52 percent lower risk of asthma respectively and preschoolers exposed to dogs and farm animals had a 10 percent and 21 percent lower risk respectively.
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