VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guidelines
Management of Asthma (Adult and Pediatric) (2009)
FDA Warning/Regulatory Alert
Note from the OQSV Evidence-Based Practice: This guideline references a drug(s) for which important revised regulatory and/or warning information has been released since completion of the CPG.
The guideline describes the critical decision points in the Management of Asthma and provides clear and comprehensive evidence based recommendations incorporating current information and practices for practitioners throughout the DoD and VA Health Care systems. The guideline is intended to improve patient outcomes and local management of patients with Asthma.
Disclaimer: This Clinical Practice Guideline is intended for use only as a tool to assist a clinician/healthcare professional and should not be used to replace clinical judgment.
The guideline is formatted as three algorithms, with annotations:
Algorithm A - Assessment and Diagnosis
Algorithm B - Initiation of Therapy
Algorithm C - Follow-up