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for Pediatric Asthma

   
Pediatric Asthma
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1) NHLBI Guidelines
2) Key Clinical Activities for Quality Asthma Care
3) When calling for appointment, ask specifically for the Pediatric Asthma Disease Management Clinic if patient has the following history:
  • Age 3 years and older
  • Multiple ED visits to the University of Michigan C.S Mott Children's Hospital (>2 per year)
  • Second hospitalization for asthma at the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital
  • Difficult to manage patients
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
  • Peak flow readings should be brought if available, as well as prior results to spirometry, if performed previously
  • All chest X-rays
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) 1) Asthma Initiative of Michigan

2) Asthma
- Asthma Triggers
- Asthma in Children
- diagnosis and treatment
- environmental control
Appointment Timeframe 2-4 weeks Asthma DM Clinic
3-6 weeks General Pulmonary
Please complete Outpatient Consult Request Form
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Hand carry pertinent non-UM records and pulmonary function tests to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physician: 800-962-3555
Patient: (734) 764-4123
Clinic Location Sites Taubman Healthcare Center
UM Consulting Physician Pediatric Pulmonology Faculty
Revised on: 01/28/2011