Asthma Treatment Quiz

  • Which of the following is not a goal of asthma treatment?

     

    C. To learn about your asthma triggers so you can avoid them

     

    B. To control airway swelling

     

    A. To cure asthma

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  • The main types of medicine for asthma are:

     

    C. Both A and B

     

    B. Medicines that work over time (control drugs) to prevent asthma attacks

     

    A. Medicines that work fast (quick-relief drugs) to ease asthma symptoms

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  • This device, used with an inhaler, helps get more medicine into the airways.

     

    D. Canister

     

    C. Mouthpiece

     

    B. Cap

     

    A. Spacer

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  • Sometimes younger children use a nebulizer to take their medicine. What does this machine do?

     

    B. It turns asthma medicine into a mist children can breathe in

     

    A. It turns asthma medicine into liquid children can drink

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  • You can stop taking your control medicine when you start to feel better.

     

    B. False

     

    A. True

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  • Why should you use a peak flow meter to check how quickly you can move air out of your lungs?

     

    D. All of the above

     

    C. It can help you keep your asthma from getting worse

     

    B. It is one of the best ways to control your asthma

     

    A. It can tell you if an asthma attack is coming, sometimes before you have symptoms

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  • If you use quick-relief drugs twice a week or more to control your asthma symptoms, you should:

     

    C. Cut back to once a week

     

    B. Tell your doctor

     

    A. Do nothing

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  • Getting rid of tobacco smoke at home is the most important thing a family can do to help a child with asthma.

     

    B. False

     

    A. True

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  • Exercise can bring on asthma symptoms in some people, but you can still participate in the activities you love. Do this ahead of time:

     

    C. Wear a scarf over your mouth

     

    B. Drink a glass of water

     

    A. Use your quick-relief drugs just before exercising

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  • Asthma action plans should include:

     

    D. All of the above

     

    C. How to tell when your asthma gets worse, and when to call your doctor or nurse

     

    B. A list of asthma triggers and how to avoid them

     

    A. A plan for taking asthma medicines when your condition is stable

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  • Which of these asthma symptoms is an emergency?

     

    F. All of the above

     

    E. Severe anxiety caused by shortness of breath

     

    D. Rapid pulse

     

    C. Extreme difficulty breathing

     

    B. Severe drowsiness or confusion during an asthma attack

     

    A. Bluish lips and face

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  • People with asthma can lead normal, active lives.

     

    B. False

     

    A. True

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