Title

Telemedicine in School for Asthma Education.

Document Type

Editorial

Publication Date

6-2020

Identifier

DOI: 10.1016/j.jaip.2020.02.035

Abstract

Asthma continues to be a significant cause of morbidity, affecting 6 million children in the United States and leading to 13.8 million days of missed school annually. Its control requires a multifaceted approach including medical management, environmental control, and fostering of patient self-management skills. To develop self-management skills, patients require regular access to health care resources that go beyond intermittent visits to an asthma provider. Such resources can take many forms including use of e-diaries, remote patient monitoring, asthma education classes, community support groups, online asthma forums, and school-based programs.The important aspects of a patient's asthma control are regular monitoring and for interventions to be updated in response to changes in that control.

Journal Title

J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract

Volume

8

Issue

6

First Page

1919

Last Page

1920

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