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Classification of Asthma Control and Recommendations
This is for monitoring and improving control for patients currently taking long-term control medication. [link url="/respiratory/asthma-severity/" memo="For patients not taking long-term control medication, please see this page"]
[select name="Age" value="5 to 11 years|12 years and above"] <-- Age
[conditional field="Age" condition="(Age).is('5 to 11 years')"][select name="ImpSymp1" value="Up to 2 days per week, but not more than once on each day=1|More than 2 days per week or multiple times on up to 2 days per week=10|Throughout the day=100"] <-- Impairment - Symptoms
[select name="ImpNA1" value="Up to 1 time per month=1|2 or more times per month=10|2 or more times per week=100"] <-- Impairment - Nighttime awakenings
[select name="ImpSA1" value="Up to 2 days per week=1|More than 2 days per week=10|Several times per day=100"] <-- Impairment - Short-acting beta2-agonist use for symptom control (not prevention of exercise induced bronchospasm)
[select name="ImpNorm1" value="None=1|Some limitation=10|Extremely limited=100"] <-- Impairment - Interference with normal activity
[select name="ImpLF1" value="FEV1 more than 80% predicted, Peak Flow more than 80% personal best, FEV1 to FVC more than 80%=1|FEV1 60 to 80% predicted, Peak Flow 60 to 80% personal best, FEV1 to FVC 75 to 80%=10|FEV1 less than 60% predicted, Peak Flow less than 60% personal best, FEV1 to FVC less than 75%=100"] <-- Impairment - Lung Function
[select name="Risk1" value="0 to 1 per year=1|2 or more per year=10"] <-- Risk - Exacerbations requiring oral systemic corticosteroids
Recommendations --> [calc memo="Interpretation" value="score1=(ImpSymp1)+(ImpNA1)+(ImpSA1)+(ImpNorm1)+(ImpLF1)+(Risk1);score1>99?'Very Poorly Controlled Asthma: Consider short course of oral systemic corticosteroids; step up one to two steps, and reevaluate in two weeks.':score1>9?'Not Well-Controlled Asthma: Step up one step and reevaluate in two to six weeks.':'Well-Controlled Asthma: Maintain current step; regular follow-up every one to six months to maintain control; consider step down if well controlled for at least three months.'"]
[link memo="Stepwise medication table for children 5-11 years" url="//www.soapnote.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/asthma-steps-kids.jpg"]
[/conditional][conditional field="Age" condition="(Age).is('12 years and above')"][select name="ImpSymp2" value="Up to 2 days per week=1|More than 2 days per week=10|Throughout the day=100"] <-- Impairment - Symptoms
[select name="ImpNA2" value="Up to 2 times per month=1|1 to 3 times per week=10|4 or more times per week=100"] <-- Impairment - Nighttime awakenings
[select name="ImpSA2" value="Up to 2 days per week=1|More than 2 days per week=10|Several times per day=100"] <-- Impairment - Short-acting beta2-agonist use for symptom control (not prevention of exercise induced bronchospasm)
[select name="ImpNorm2" value="None=1|Some limitation=10|Extremely limited=100"] <-- Impairment - Interference with normal activity
[select name="ImpLF2" value="FEV1 more than 80% predicted, Peak Flow more than 80% personal best=1|FEV1 60 to 80% predicted, Peak Flow 60 to 80% personal best=10|FEV1 less than 60% predicted, Peak Flow less than 60% personal best=100"] <-- Impairment - Lung Function
[select name="ImpQ2" value="ATAQ of 0 OR ACQ less than or equal to 0.75 OR ACT greater than or equal to 20 OR soapnote Generic equal to 0=1|ATAQ of 1 to 2 OR ACQ greater than or equal to 1.5 OR ACT of 16 to 19 OR soapnote Generic greater than or equal to 1=10|ATAQ of 3 to 4 OR ACT less than or equal to 15=100"] <-- Impairment - Questionnaires
[link memo="The Generic (Unvalidated) Asthma Asthma Symptom Control Questionnaire is available here" url="/respiratory/asthma-control-questions/"]
[select name="Risk2" value="0 to 1 per year=1|2 or more per year=10"] <-- Risk - Exacerbations requiring oral systemic corticosteroids
Recommendations --> [calc memo="Interpretation" value="score2=(ImpSymp2)+(ImpNA2)+(ImpSA2)+(ImpNorm2)+(ImpLF2)+(ImpQ2)+(Risk2);score2>99?'Very Poorly Controlled Asthma: Consider short course of oral systemic corticosteroids; step up one to two steps, and reevaluate in two weeks.':score2>9?'Not Well-Controlled Asthma: Step up one step and reevaluate in two to six weeks.':'Well-Controlled Asthma: Maintain current step; regular follow-up every one to six months to maintain control; consider step down if well controlled for at least three months.'"]
[link memo="Stepwise medication table for ages 12+ years" url="//www.soapnote.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/asthma-steps-adults.jpg"]
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reference:
[link url="//www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/guidelines-for-diagnosis-management-of-asthma" memo="#1"] National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) Coordinating Committee (CC) 2007 Guidelines 2007 Guidelines
[link url="//www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20141095" memo="#2"] Pollart (2009) Am Fam Physician 79: 761-7.[/conditional]
Classification of Asthma Control and Recommendations
This is for monitoring and improving control for patients currently taking long-term control medication. For patients not taking long-term control medication, please see this page
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