Information for Related Health Care Providers
Key tools and resources for health care providers and their patients.
The College patient portal is the best resource for sharing important allergy and asthma information with your patients.
Addressing Barriers to Emergency Anaphylaxis Care
Find information and resources, based on the recommendations of an expert panel of allergists and emergency physicians, to assist you and your patients in the event of anaphylaxis in an emergency setting.
Asthma Management and the Allergist: Better Outcomes at Lower Cost
Find out more about how allergists better manage asthma care in the newly released and updated Asthma Management and the Allergist: Better Outcomes at Lower Cost (also known as the Blue Book), a handbook from ACAAI.
Asthma Treatment Guildelines
In 2007, the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute/ National Asthma Education and Prevention Program updated earlier guidelines, with an emphasis on asthma control. View the complete NHLBI/NAEPP Guidelines.
These supplementary documents discuss various aspects of asthma management from the perspective of these guidelines:
- 2007 NHLBI/NAEPP Guidelines at a Glance: This 16-page summary of the 2007 NHLBI Guidelines contains management tables by asthma severity and age at diagnosis. Stepwise treatment of childhood and adult asthma are included. Content published by Astra Zeneca.
- ACAAI Instant Reference Guide for Health Care Professionals: This 12-page summary, published by ACAAI along with Astra Zeneca, reviews the main components of the Expert Panel Report -3 (NHLBI) from 2007 and is suitable for health care professionals. Key elements of the updated guidelines are highlighted here, and include an emphasis on maintaining asthma control to allow maximum quality of life for those with asthma.
Access current statements from the College about issues relating to allergy, asthma, and immunology:
Here's a list of patient support organizations, such as the American Lung Association and the Immune Deficiency Foundation, plus additional associations and resources.