Rohit K Katial MD


My Asthma Action Plan

My name:__________________ Doctor’s name: ___________________ Doctor’s phone: _______________ Controller medicine How much? How often? Other instructions Quick-relief medicine How much? How often? Other instructions GREEN ZONE This is where I want to be! YELLOW ZONE My asthma is getting worse. RED ZONE Danger! Symptoms…

Asthma Diary Template

Week of ________________________ If I use a peak flow meter: My personal best peak expiratory flow (PEF) is ________ . My PEF for green zone is ___________ liters per second (80% to 100% of my personal best*). My PEF for yellow zone is ___________ liters per second (50% to less than 80% of my personal best*). My PEF for…

Spirometry

Spirometry is a test that measures the amount of air a person’s lungs can move in and out and at what rate. To be tested: The person places his or her mouth on the mouthpiece that is attached to a recording device (spirometer). The person breathes in (inhales) as deeply as possible. The person then blows out (exhales)…

Bronchodilators

Bronchodilators are medicines that relax (dilate) the airways of the lungs (bronchial tubes). This makes it easier for a person to breathe in more air. Bronchodilators are usually given through an inhaler, which makes a fine mist that the person breathes through the mouth and into his or her lungs. Inhaled…

Bronchodilators

Bronchodilators are medicines that relax (dilate) the airways of the lungs (bronchial tubes). This makes it easier for a person to breathe in more air. Bronchodilators are usually given through an inhaler, which makes a fine mist that the person breathes through the mouth and into his or her lungs. Inhaled…