A chest x-ray
is typically performed to have a picture of your child’s lungs.
Your provider may suggest blood work to manage your child’s asthma more effectively.
The focus of our treatment plans is to manage your child’s asthma to help improve the quality of life for you and your family. In many cases we may also prescribe medicine to control you or your child’s symptoms. In addition, our specialists work with you and your family to develop a written plan for managing asthma.
Helping you and your family understand asthma is one of our key goals. Our specialists work with you to identify and understand what symptoms you or your child experiences and how to avoid triggers. Together, we will determine an optimal treatment plan.
Our specialists work with you and your child’s primary care provider to coordinate care, manage any complex needs, and ensure the best long-term treatments results.
Children with severe, difficult-to-control asthma receive specialized care through the Asthma Plus program. Providers from many different specialties will help patients focus on education, identify short- and long-term health goals, develop an asthma action plan, understand when to contact a provider, and learn the importance of nutrition, exercise, an annual flu vaccine and regular follow-up visits with a medical professional.