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Asthma (short wind) in children

Posted on: 20 May, 2013
Issue: Vol 13 No 2, April 2013 – June 2013
Related to Respiratory health Infants and young children

Queensland Health Statewide Respiratory Clinical Network, Asthma Foundation Northern Territory, Menzies School of Health Research (2013)
Asthma (short wind) in children
Darwin, NT: Queensland Health Statewide Respiratory Clinical Network, Asthma Foundation Northern Territory, Menzies School of Health Research

This flipchart provides general information on the lungs and how they function. It provides more specific information on asthma in children, including:

  • what is asthma
  • what causes asthma
  • risk factors
  • signs and symptoms and when you should take your child to the clinic/doctor
  • how asthma is diagnosed and treated
  • prevention measures and tips on how to keep lungs healthy.

The flipchart was developed as an educational tool for families and health professionals.

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