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Short wind booklet [asthma]

Posted on: 1 September, 2014
Issue: Vol 14 No 3, July 2014 – September 2014
Related to Respiratory health Health promotion

Asthma Australia NT (2014)
Short wind booklet [asthma]
Darwin: Asthma Australia

This resource booklet aims to raise awareness of asthma (short wind) among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The booklet includes information on:

  • what asthma (short wind) is
  • the symptoms of short wind
  • what triggers short wind (e.g., colds, exercise)
  • what to do if you experience short wind
  • treatments
  • prevention
  • how to use medication for short wind (puffers)
  • a danger plan for severe attacks of short wind.

The booklet is user friendly with clear illustrations to delivery the information.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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