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Text size: A, a A, your child's healthcare provider may recommend a peak flow meter, a device that you can use at home to monitor your child's asthma and measure how well air is moving through his or her airways. Follow your healthcare provider's instructions about how and when to use the peak flow meter. Explain THE disease AND HOW youre managing.
A peak flow meter may help you and your healthcare provider determine: The severity of your childs asthma.
Your child's response to treatment, whether your childs, asthma Action Plan needs to be adjusted. Whether your child needs emergency treatment.
Based asthma on the, asthma Action Plan developed with your child's healthcare provider, you can use the peak flow readings to help determine your child's current asthma zone (green, yellow, or red) and what you should. The, childhood Asthma Control Test*, for children 4-11 years of age, and the.
Asthma Control Test, for children 12 years or older, are important ways to assess how well your childs asthma symptoms are controlled.
A peak flow meter is used to check your child s asthma, as a thermometer based is used to check a temperature.
During an asthma episode the airways in the lungs.
Asthma severity is the intrinsic intensity of the disease process and dictates which step.
Recall of previous 24 weeks and/or by spirometry or peak flow measures. For children 04 years old, if no clear benefit is observed in 46 weeks, stop.
Your child s healthcare provider may recommend a peak flow meter.