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Going home plan for children Your child should now be feeling better than when they first came in. They should not need to use the blue salbutamol (reliever) inhaler as much anymore. You can now give your child their usual preventer inhaler every day. Continue to give your child their oral ...

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What is an exercise test? An exercise test gives us information on whether your lungs and heart are working as well as they should be when you are doing physical activity such as football, running or PE. There are three different types of exercise tests that the department perform: incremental...

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What is a full lung function test? This test consists of three different breathing tests: spirometry gas transfer body plethysmography The tests tell us how you inhale and exhale (breathe in and out), how much air you use and how well your lungs are working. We also measure the total volume of air...

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What is a complex exercise laryngoscopy test? Complex exercise laryngoscopy uses a tiny flexible camera to look at your throat and larynx (voice box) before and after exercise. We do this test to diagnose something called ‘exercise induced laryngeal obstruction’ (EILO). This means that your...

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What is a bronchoscopy? A bronchoscopy is used to work out what is causing breathing problems. It is a procedure that allows the doctor to look inside your child’s airway (trachea and bronchi), from the mouth to the lungs. During the procedure, the doctor may also take a small sample of tissue or...

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Introduction When your child no longer needs oxygen, this is exciting but you may be nervous about what happens next and what your child can take part in. You can enjoy taking your child out and joining other parents and children for activities. If you’ve not done so before, you can take your...

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What is a pre-flight oxygen test? A pre-flight oxygen test will see how well your child’s body will adapt to a flight. Why is this assessment necessary? Plane cabins are pressurised to between 5,000 to 8,000 feet, which means that the pressure of oxygen inside the plane is lower than what we...

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Introduction At last, it is time for you to take your baby home. This is an exciting time, but you may be nervous about being fully responsible for all your baby’s needs from now on. You and your family need to be prepared to take your baby home on oxygen and know what support is… Continue...

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This resource from Medicines for Children provides instructions on how to use inhalers for asthma. These include ‘preventer inhalers’, which are used regularly in order to prevent attacks (this is sometimes called asthma prophylaxis), and ‘reliever inhalers’, which are used during an asthma...

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Common asthma triggers Colds or viruses Weather changes Cigarette smoke Air pollution Dust mites Pollen Exercise Useful tips It is important to take your treatment as directed by your doctor or nurse. Remember to bring your medications, spacer and asthma plan with you when you visit your doctor or...

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Your name: Asthma or Practice Nurse name: Consultant name: Date issued: Date of next review: How to contact your Asthma Team: 0114 271 7414 Always remember To get the most out of this plan Take a photo, stick it on the fridge Let your school know you have asthma Make sure you have a reliever…...

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