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Health Professionals


About the Updated Asthma Guidelines (2020):

Updated guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma, released by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), provide the best available science-based information to use in the care of people living with asthma.

Guidelines offer health care providers guidance on:

  • The stepwise approach for the (medication) management of asthma in children ages 0-4 years, 5-11 years and, individuals ages 12 years and older; including decision-making on appropriate and preferred medication best management choices based on evidence.
  • Click here for 2020 Focused Updates to the Asthma Management Guidelines
  • Click here for Asthma Management Guidelines for Your Care


Asthma management is not a “one-size-fits-all”.  A personalized approach to asthma management:  continuous cycle.