Assessment and management

This information helps GPs and other community healthcare professionals meet numbers 5, 6 and 18 of the standards. All children should have a holistic assessment of their physical, psychological & social needs.

Prescribing Guidance

Northwest London have developed prescribing guidance for GPs treating children and young people with asthma

Useful templates for assessment and management

Access to documents about recognition of an acute exacerbation and how to manage it

Assessment of a child after an unscheduled visit (Healthy London Partnership)

Children and Young People’s service Acute Asthma / Wheeze Pathway

Clinical assessment tool for the child with acute exacerbation of asthma 2-16 years management within a community setting

EMIS template

Find out more about the PACE SETTER Award UK by the Children and Young People’s Service

Islington CCG Preschool Primary Care Asthma Guidelines

Islington CCG Over Fives Primary Care Asthma Guidelines

Management of acute exacerbation of asthma / wheeze primary care clinical assessment tool for children under two years (NHS England

Management of acute exacerbation of asthma / wheeze primary care clinical assessment tool for children over two years (NHS England)

NICE guidelines on management of asthma in children and young people

Objective measurement of lung function is important in the diagnosis and assessment of acute and chronic asthma. This guide on peak flow measurement will provide support to clinicians.

Primary care standards: Managing asthma in children and young people (Greater Manchester)

Watch our short film to find out more about primary and community asthma care

London’s integrated urgent care Clinical Assessment Service (CAS) have developed a Mild Paediatric Asthma Pathway for use in children aged 5 – 16 years old (GP only)

 

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