Asthma Treatment Quiz

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

    To cure asthma

    To control airway swelling

    To learn about your asthma triggers so you can avoid them

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  • The main types of medicine for asthma are:

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

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

    Both A and B

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

    Spacer

    Cap

    Mouthpiece

    Canister

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

    It turns asthma medicine into liquid children can drink

    It turns asthma medicine into a mist children can breathe in

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

    True

    False

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

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

    It is one of the best ways to control your asthma

    It can help you keep your asthma from getting worse

    All of the above

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

    Do nothing

    Tell your doctor

    Cut back to once a week

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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.

    True

    False

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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:

    Use your quick-relief drugs just before exercising

    Drink a glass of water

    Wear a scarf over your mouth

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  • Asthma action plans should include:

    A plan for taking asthma medicines when your condition is stable

    A list of asthma triggers and how to avoid them

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

    All of the above

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  • Which of these asthma symptoms is an emergency?

    Bluish lips and face

    Severe drowsiness or confusion during an asthma attack

    Extreme difficulty breathing

    Rapid pulse

    Severe anxiety caused by shortness of breath

    All of the above

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  • People with asthma can lead normal, active lives.

    True

    False

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