Goal 2: Reduce Human Disease

Preventing hospitalization of asthma patients through agressive acute asthma management

Develop simplified agressive acute asthma treatment protocol and promote the implementation for primary care, ED, Urgent care, Internists, Pediatricians, Allergists, Pulmonologists, and Families. Goal is to prevent hospitalization of children and adults with asthma.

For example: 3 cycles of Duoneb and Albuterol, monitoring pulsoximetry, with oral / IM Dexamethasone dosage. Also initiation of controller medication at that time if not already on controller.

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