Asthma Resources

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Managing Asthma videos

View 8 short videos to help you manage your asthma. (YouTube)

  1. Introduction
  2. Managing asthma
  3. Using a metered-dose inhaler without a holding chamber
  4. Using a metered-dose inhaler with a holding chamber
  5. Using a metered-dose inhaler with a holding chamber and mask
  6. Using a Diskus
  7. Using a Flexhaler
  8. Using a Nebulizer
Asthma: Photo of father and son, English page

Save the videos to your computer by right clicking on each video link. Click "Save target as" or "Save file as."

Managing Asthma Handout (condensed)

My Asthma Guide

View a guide to help manage your asthma.

Asthma Action Plan with Asthma Triggers

Every person with asthma should have a written Asthma Action Plan. It's a written guide that tells you what to do when your asthma changes. Ask your health care provider for an Asthma Action Plan if you don't have one. Here is a blank Asthma Action Plan.

Daily Asthma Record

Keep track of your asthma symptoms and peak flow readings. Bring it to your asthma check ups.

Asthma Control Test

Asthma: Photo of young family, English page

The Asthma Control Test is a quick test to know if your asthma is in control. Fill it out and bring it to your asthma visits to discuss with your doctor.

Permission to Print

You may print the above resources. Please acknowledge Hennepin County Medical Center in your credits.

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Disclaimer: The information in these programs will help you manage your asthma. If you have questions about your medical treatment, please contact your health care provider.