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External linkpdf file Asthma Care Quality Improvement: A Workbook for State Action
Asthma Care Quality Improvement: A Resource Guide for State Action and this accompanying Workbook are learning tools for all State officials who want to improve the quality of health care for people with asthma in their States. Using State level data on asthma care, this Resource Guide is designed to help States assess the quality of care in their States and fashion quality improvement strategies suited to State conditions.
External linkpdf file Asthma Care Quality Improvement: A Resource Guide for State Action
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in partnership with The Council of State Governments, released Asthma Care Quality Improvement: A Resource Guide for State Action and its companion Workbook. Both are designed to help State leaders identify measures of asthma care quality, assemble data on asthma care, assess areas of care most in need of improvement, learn what other States have done to improve asthma care, and develop a plan for improving the quality of care for their States. This new Resource Guide uses data from AHRQ's National Healthcare Quality Report and National Healthcare Disparities Report and Web-based State Snapshots to help inform the Nation and States, respectively, about the quality of asthma care.
External link Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma—Update on Selected Topics 2002
For health care professionals, EPR--Update 2002 provides timely and updated information on several priority asthma topics covered in 1997's Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. The priority topics addressed include medications, including corticosteroids' role in long term asthma management in children, combination therapy, monitoring and prevention, and modifications to the EPR's Stepwise Approach for Managing Asthma. 2003.

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