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UNC Children's Asthma Education Video Series

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Chapter 1: What Is Asthma?

Asthma

Part 1 of 7 of UNC Children’s asthma education video series, this opening chapter explains what asthma is and why those affected can have difficulty breathing.

Chapter 2: Asthma Triggers

Dr. Celia Loughlin with patient.

In part 2 of 7 of UNC Children’s asthma education video series, pediatric pulmonologist, Dr. Ceila Loughlin, explains what can trigger asthma attacks and how to avoid those triggers.

Chapter 3: Asthma Medications

Asthma medications, their use.

In part 3 of 7 of UNC Children’s asthma education video series, pediatric respiratory therapist, Kelli Johnson, describes the differences between controller and rescue medications used in asthma.

Chapter 4: Using a Spacer with a Mask

Asthma - using a spacer with a mask.

In part 4 of 7 of UNC Children’s asthma education video series, pediatric asthma nurse, Lisa Alarcon, demonstrates how to use a spacer with a mask, how to use a nebulizer, and how to properly clean the spacer.

Chapter 5: Using a Spacer with a Mouthpiece

Chapter 5: Using a Spacer with a Mouthpiece

In part 5 of 7 of UNC Children’s asthma education video series, pediatric respiratory therapist, Jim Ronk, demonstrates how to use a spacer with a mouthpiece and how to prime a metered-dose inhaler.

Chapter 6: Using Your Asthma Action Plan

Chapter 6: Using Your Asthma Action Plan

In part 6 of 7 of UNC Children’s asthma education video series, pediatric pulmonologist, Dr. Ceila Loughlin, explains how to use your Asthma Action Plan and when to call your doctor.

Chapter 7: Living with Asthma

Chapter 7: Living with Asthma

Part 7 of 7 of UNC Children’s asthma education video series, this closing chapter features Caroline and her mom, Dana, who offer a first-hand perspective of life with asthma.

Contact Us

Get expert asthma care at the UNC Children’s Allergy & Asthma Center by making an appointment at the location most convenient to you:

  • N.C. Children’s Specialty Clinic, located on the UNC REX Healthcare campus in Raleigh – 984-974-0500 (our primary location)
  • N.C. Children’s Outpatient Center, located on the ground floor of N.C. Children’s Hospital in Chapel Hill – 984-974-1401
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