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Remote Indigenous Australian asthma action plan and danger plan: 'Short wind' resources for asthma (2000)

Author

Asthma Foundation Northern Territory

Publisher

National Asthma Council Australia

City

Darwin

Type

Poster

 

Description

The asthma action plan and danger plan were developed specifically for Indigenous peoples with asthma who live in remote areas of Australia. The poster are colourful and carry very clear simple messages.

The action plan presents the range of symptoms people would show if they were suffering from asthma. It also includes when and how to use asthma medication. The danger plan details a step by step plan for emergency situations.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

These resources were specifically developed for Indigenous people and are ideally suited for use by health professionals working with remote Indigenous communities throughout Australia. The action plan and danger plan posters can be used during one-on-one discussions, but are also useful in group situations to encourage discussions on respiratory health, the risk factors and treatment options.

Contact details

National Asthma Council Australia
Suite 104
Level 1
153-161 Park St
South Melbourne Vic 3205
Ph: (03) 9929 4333
Fax: (03) 9929 4300
Email: nac@NationalAsthma.org.au

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Last updated: 6 March 2014
 
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