For all persons with asthma, communication with and regular visits to their physicians are essential components of treatment. Without periodic checkups, the physician cannot monitor progress or potential worsening of symptoms. So, the most important aspect of prevention and treatment for asthma patients is the regular physician visit. Asthma is something that many people live with from day to day. For example, my brother was diagnosed with asthma when my family moved from Alaska. He was a one-year-old baby that was in and out of hospitals all through out his childhood years. At first the doctors wanted to place him in a bubble because it was like he was allergic to everything. Come to find ...

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of this is that the medicines he was on have very serious side effects and we are not sure how the side effects will affect him. So, even the worse case scenarios can turn into good. The more people know about the disease the better they can handle it. This disease has come a long way since it first entered my family’s life. Doctors now know more about the causes, symptoms, and how to diagnosis the disease than they did in 1985.

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Moving from the traditional to an empowering approach represents a paradigm shift for health car providers and clients. An empowering approach requires a new way of working with clients that is based on a participatory help-giving philosophy and changes the role of the health care professional from that of an expert provider to a partner in care. Many professional have a tendency to do things for families without considering the consequences of this “fix it” philosophy. While taking control and solving problems for families may ...

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Category: Diseases & Disorders
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