About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Español
VNA of Care New England
VNA of Care New England

Screening for Asthma

The purpose of screening is early diagnosis and treatment. Screening tests are usually administered to people without current symptoms, but who may be at high risk for certain diseases or conditions.
Aside from routine doctor visits, there are no screening tests or screening guidelines for asthma. Diagnosis begins when asthma symptoms are present.

References

American Academy of Pediatrics website. Available at: http://www.aap.org . Accessed July, 2008.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases website. Available at: http://www.niaid.nih.gov . Accessed July, 2008.

Revision Information

Health Headlines
FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 DiabetesView in a lightbox
Trulicity Approved for Type 2 DiabetesView in a lightbox
U.S. Gun Deaths Lowest in Hawaii, Highest in D.C.View in a lightbox
More Schools Stocking Shots That Counter Serious Allergic ReactionsView in a lightbox
Some U.S. Troops May Face Greater Skin Cancer RiskView in a lightbox
VNA of Care New England
© 2011 Site Index | Disclaimer | Legal Notices | Talks Your Health