Management of pediatric asthma at home and in school

Van Roeyen, L. S.

Nurs Clin North Am. 2013 Mar 8; 48(1):165-75

Abstract

The incidence of pediatric asthma in the United States creates a huge financial burden to the economy as well as a negative impact on child health. Identification and elimination of asthma triggers are helpful in reducing asthma exacerbations. The incidence of asthma is higher in African American and underserved populations. Improved management of pediatric asthma leads to improved school performance, improved mental health, and general well-being.

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