Asthma in the under 5's

Australia, 1992

Film
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Noni Hazelhurst presents interviews with parents and child care professionals who explore the difficulties in diagnosis and symptoms which suggest asthma. Provides a definition of asthma, discusses common triggers, asthma severity and outlines a six point management plan. 1. Assess severity 2. Achieve best lung function 3. Maintain best lung function 4. Optimise medications 5. Develop an action plan 6. Educate child and family and review regularly. Briefly addresses treatment strategies including medication types and preventative agents. Similarly, the role of support groups and the benefits of swimming classes. Accompanied by 4p. of Supporting Notes.

Credits

director

Paul Roy

producer

Jenny Ainge

production company

Film Australia

Iguana Films (AU)

Language

English

Duration

00:17:00:00

Colour

Colour

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