(HealthDay News) -- If your school-age child has asthma, school
educators and staff should know the specifics, in case of an
The U.S. National Library of Medicine says parents should
consider an action asthma plan for school. The agency says the plan
- A short explanation of your child's history of asthma.
- Symptoms to watch for.
- Contact information for doctors, nurses, parents and/or
- A list of the child's asthma triggers.
- The child's best peak flow reading.
- A list of medications, and how/when they are taken.
- Suggestions on how the child can be physically active during
gym and recess.
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