Asthma 30 Second Control Test

  1. Do you need to use your rescue inhaler (also known as a reliever bronchodilator) four or more times a week?
  2. Do you wake up because of asthma symptoms (e.g., coughing, wheezing, chest tightness, etc.) one or more nights a week?
  3. Does your asthma prevent you from exercising?
  4. Have you ever had to stay home (e.g., from school, daycare, etc.) due to your asthma?
  5. Do you experience asthma symptoms (e.g., coughing, wheezing, chest tightness, etc.) four or more days a week?
  6. If you use a peak flow meter, are your peak flow readings or breathing test results outside normal levels as specified by your doctor?
  7. In the last year, have you gone to the emergency room or made an unscheduled visit to your doctor because of an asthma episode?
  8. Does your asthma get worse when you have a respiratory tract infection (e.g., a cold or the flu)?
  9. Does your asthma get worse at certain times of the year (e.g., spring, summer, fall or winter)?
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Page Last Updated: 02/11/2016