Management of Pediatric Asthma: Review of Current Guidelines

Shean Aujla, M.D., division director of pediatric pulmonology, allergy and immunology at MUSC Children’s Health, offers guidance on using the updated NIH and GINA guidelines to manage pediatric asthma as well as creating plans to help families handle flare-ups at home.

Learning Objectives: At the end of this presentation, learners should be better able to:  Address adherence and comorbidities in asthma practice, make decisions on personalized management of asthmatics utilizing current GINA and NIH asthma guidelines, and create appropriate “yellow zone” asthma plan interventions to tackle exacerbations at home.