Orders 1 ProAir HFA albuterol inhaled 90 microgramsdose metered dose inhaler 2

Orders 1 proair hfa albuterol inhaled 90

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Orders 1. ProAir HFA (albuterol inhaled) : 90 micrograms/dose metered-dose inhaler (2 puffs) inhaled every 4-6h prn (Pollart, Compton, & Elward, 2011). 2. Qvar (beclomethasone dipropionate inhaled): 1 puff (40 mcg per spray) inhaled BID (NIH, 2012). 3. Asthma Control Questionnaire will be filled out at office visit by parent and child if possible. 4. A written asthma action plan will be developed and provided to child and parent. 5. Follow-up appointment will be scheduled for 2 weeks or sooner if symptoms persist or worsen. Education Education on treatment and management is crucial for asthma control. Since this patient has been noncompliant with his medications in the past the teach back method will be used for the patient’s inhalers and the inhalers will be marked with colored tape yellow for the Qvar and its daily use, and red tape for the ProAir HFA to be used for quick-relief. Patient will be taught self-monitoring of his symptoms and a written handout on worsening of symptoms will be provided (NIH, 2012). The written action plan will be explained to patient and parent. Parent
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will be educated on the importance of keeping follow-up appointments for long-term management and monitoring of asthma.
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