Video: Living With Asthma
Children with asthma can lead normal lives. Successfully managing asthma is the key. Follow along with Nurse Bea Well, Dr. Phil Phine and the Asthma Control Team and learn:
- How to control your asthma
- About your Asthma Action Plan
- What triggers asthma
- How to take asthma medicine
The video, Living with Asthma... ... A Guide to Controlling Your Asthma, is broken into five chapters and seven video demonstrations. Click on a title to watch:
Chapter 1 - Introduction to Childhood Asthma Video
Living with asthma can be a breeze if you learn how to control it. Learn about asthma, the signs of an asthma attack, how medicine can help control asthma and how an asthma action plan is important in this five-chapter series on living with asthma.
Chapter 2 - When and Where Asthma Strikes Video
In order to stay in control of asthma, you should learn as much as you can about it. You must know when it strikes, how it strikes and where it hits to prevent an attack. Learn about what is asthma and the signs of an asthma attack.
Chapter 3 - Medicine Can Help Control Asthma Video
Taking medicine is very, very important in reaching the goal of asthma control. There are a wide variety of medicines available to help you be well. Learn about those medicines that help you control asthma.
Chapter 4 - Create an Asthma Action Plan Video
Everyone with asthma should have a plan, an asthma action plan. This plan will help you manage your asthma when you’re feeling great or when you’re having problems. Learn about how your plan is coded with the colors of the traffic light.
Chapter 5 - Asthma in Children Conclusion Video
The concluding segment from the DVD Living With Asthma……A Guide to Controlling Your Asthma.
Demonstration Video - How to Use an AeroChamber
The AeroChamber with mask is a device that can be used along with some metered dose inhalers for asthma relief. Watch how to properly use the AeroChamber device.
Demonstration Video - How to Use a Diskus
The diskus is a dry powder inhaler that delivers Advair or serevent asthma medicine. Watch how to properly use a diskus for asthma relief.
Demonstration Video - How to Use a Metered Dose Inhaler
The metered dose inhaler is the most common device used when taking asthma related medicines. Watch how to properly use a metered dose inhaler for asthma relief.
Demonstration Video - How to Use the Nebulizer Machine
A nebulizer is a machine that uses compressed air to deliver asthma medicine through a wet mist that can be inhaled. Watch how to properly use a nebulizer machine for asthma relief.
Demonstration Video - How to Use a Peak Flow Meter
A peak flow meter measures how well air flows out of your lungs. A low reading usually means a sign of asthma. Watch how to properly use a peak flow meter.
Demonstration Video - How to Use the Pulmicort Flexhaler
The flexhaler is a dry powder inhaler that delivers steroid medicine, which is used to prevent asthma and its symptoms. Watch how to properly use the pulmicort flexhaler for asthma relief.
Demonstration Video - Asthma Related Triggers and How to Avoid Them
There are a number of different elements that may trigger your child’s asthma. Find out what the most common asthma triggers are and how to avoid them.