NAEPPNational Asthma Education and Prevention Program
NAEPPNational Association of Empty Property Practitioners (UK)
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This guidance document, published by NAEPP, describes practical and low-cost actions schools and families can take to address multiple chronic diseases,
Braganza and her colleagues calculated that the little sticker more than doubled the odds of a child having a correct asthma severity classification (adjusted odds ratio, 2.58) and significantly increased the odds of a child receiving appropriate therapy according to NAEPP criteria (adjusted odds ratio, 1.77).
physicians will broadly adopt the NAEPP guidelines under traditional, passive-dissemination strategies (Davis et al.
The NAEPP guidelines promote the use of written action plans.
Four-page surveys including detailed questions about NAEPP recommendations on asthma management were mailed to 3,000 physicians; 348 responded, Dr.
Proper medical management and written action plans are the most critical components of a comprehensive intervention program (Ducharme & Bhogal, 2008; NAEPP, 2007).
The following bullets offer a summary of the pharmacological management of asthma based on the NAEPP EPR-3.
TABLE Recommendations for treating mild persistent asthma DAILY CONTROLLER GUIDELINE MEDICATION ALTERNATIVE TREATMENT National Asthma Low-dose inhaled Children <5: cromolyn, LTRAs Education and corticosteroids Children >5: cromolyn, LTRAs, Prevention nedocromil, sustained release Program (NAEPP) (1) theophylline Global Initiative Low-dose inhaled All children: Sustained for Asthma corticosteroids released theophylline, (GINA) (7) Cromone, LTRAs British Thoracic Inhaled steroids All children: LTRAs, Society/Scottish theophylline Intercollegiate Children >5: cromones, Guidelines Network nedocromil (BTS/SIGN) (8) LRTA, leukotriene receptor antagonists.
The NAEPP Expert Panel based its recommendations on literature that supports parent and patient education as an effective means to reduce morbidity in children (Wolf, Guevara, Grum, Clark, G Cates, 2003).
According to a National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) report, pediatric asthma morbidity has not changed and mortality has increased despite major therapeutic advances of the last decade (Velsor-Fredrich, 2000).