means that Mori and Pacific children are more likely to depend on an asthma reliever (such as salbutamol) and less likely to use inhaled corticosteroids than European/other children. The circumstances surrounding these deaths were similar to those described for adults with asthma; this study, however, underlines the importance of parental care and knowledge in the management of children with asthma. PubMed Palm CR, Murcek MA, Roberts TR, Mansmann HC, Jr, Fireman. PubMed Sears MR, Rea HH, Beaglehole R, Gillies AJ, Holst PE, O'Donnell TV, Rothwell RP, Sutherland. Back to Top, home Best Practice Journal 2009 BPJ: Asthma SE Inequalities in asthma prevalence morbidity and mortality. Ensure all children with asthma have an up-to-date asthma management plan. All deaths ascribed to asthma in New Zealand children aged 0-14 were investigated as part of a two year national study of mortality from asthma. PMC free article PubMed Khot A, Burn. Br Med J (Clin Res Ed) 1982 Sep 18;285(6344 771774.
Most childhood deaths from asthma should be prevented by increased family awareness, better assessment of severity, improved long term treatment, and summer Reading Essay - In Cold Blood rapid access to emergency medical care. Seasonal variation and time trends of deaths from asthma in England and Wales 1960-82. However, Mori are over 4 times more likely to die of asthma than non-Mori. Ensure every child has an asthma management plan. Asking about housing conditions; is the house smokefree? However studies have shown that Mori children and adolescents with asthma had lower levels of parental asthma knowledge, received less asthma medication, less asthma education, had more problems with accessing asthma care, and were less likely to have an action plan. PMC free article, pubMed. Links to PubMed are also available for. PMC free article, pubMed richards W, patrick.