Real-Time, Color-Coded Alerts Improve Adherence to Pediatric Asthma Guidelines in Primary Care Practices
Popup, color-coded alerts within an electronic health record moderately improve adherence to established guidelines in primary care practices serving pediatric patients with asthma.
School District Uses Policies and Related Programs to Improve Health, Behavior, and Academic Performance of Students with Asthma and Reduce Absenteeism
A school district’s multifaceted, collaborative initiative to reduce the impact of asthma includes multiple policies and subsequent programs such as electronic monitoring, case management, and stakeholder-specific education, leading to fewer asthma-related absences and better academic performance, behavior, health, and quality of life for students with asthma.
In-Office Education via Hand-Held Electronic Device Enhances Patient Knowledge Without Burdening Primary Care Staff
A primary care clinic offers patients 3- to 5-minute educational video modules, leading to enhanced patient knowledge without placing incremental demands on physicians and staff.
National Academy and Affiliated State Chapters Support Pediatricians in Improving Asthma Care, Leading to Better Guideline Adherence and Disease Control, Fewer Acute Episodes
The American Academy of Pediatrics and four of its state chapters trained and supported pediatric practices on asthma care, leading to better adherence to established guidelines and improved asthma control.
Standardized Processes and Tools Significantly Enhance Provision of Recommended Care to Teens With Asthma
Teen Health Center providers use standardized processes and tools to enhance the provision of recommended care to teens with asthma.
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Controlling Your Asthma: Patient Education Guide
This 32-page booklet will help patients and their health care providers plan ways to control asthma.
Educational Guide on Lung Health for Elementary School Students
This lung health curriculum features lessons and a resource section designed with both the teacher and the student in mind. The lessons are specifically tailored for delivery to elementary school children in grades 3/4 and 5/6.
Lactose Intolerance: Information for Health Care Providers
This fact sheet can be used by health care providers to educate patients who are lactose intolerant on how they can get enough calcium each day.
Quick Health Data Online
This database provides State- and county-level health data for all 50 States, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories and possessions. Data are available by gender and race/ethnicity and come from a variety of National and State sources.
Coping With Scleroderma
This brochure provides information about scleroderma and helpful hints to cope with it.