Living with Asthma

Living with Asthma

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Living with Asthma features fictional narratives paired with firsthand advice from a medical expert to help preteens and teenagers feel prepared for dealing with asthma during adolescence. Topics include causes and risk factors, complications, tests and diagnosis, treatment methods, coping strategies, and giving and getting support. Throughout the book, Ask Yourself This questions encourage discussion. Features include a selected bibliography, further readings, Just the Facts summary of medical facts about asthma, Where to Turn summary of key advice that includes contact information for helpful organizations, a glossary, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.special precautions, such as using your inhaler 30 minutes before exercising or wearing a face mask when exercising outdoors. ... There are many ways your family can reduce triggers in and around your home. ... On a larger scale, talk to you parents about the possibility of installing a high-efficiency particulate air ( HEPA) filter on your furnace, air conditioner, and vacuum cleaner. ... Use washable fabric curtains or blinds, or replace them with wooden or metal window coverings.

Title:Living with Asthma
Author:Christine Zuchora-Walske
Publisher:ABDO Publishing Company - 2014-01-01


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