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Good communication with your child’s asthma care team is very important because asthma is often a complex, ongoing challenge. You’ll rely on these individuals to help you and your child manage symptoms, avoid triggers and map out a treatment plan.
Your child’s asthma care team will have several individuals, including a:
While asthma is the most common long-term disease in children, it can affect people for their entire lives. Putting together a health care team now will help your child learn to manage asthma through adulthood.
Originally published 9/2/2016; Revised 2021, 2023
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