Asthma tool kit

The resources below are provided to assist you in caring for your patients with asthma. 

Asthma Control Test


For patients ages 12 and older


For patients ages 4-11


Massachusetts adult asthma action plan and care cards

The Massachusetts Health Quality Partners and representatives from 21 Massachusetts health care organizations joined together in 2007 to endorse a key component of best practices in the management of adult asthma: the use of written asthma management plans. 

Printed copies

Bulk orders are available free of charge from the Massachusetts Health Promotion Clearing House ( in eight languages.

Download printable PDF versions

Adult Asthma Action Plan
Adult Asthma Care Card
Pediatric Asthma Action Plan

Patient Education

This guide provides the latest information on asthma management, describing asthma symptoms, the latest treatments, and ways to monitor and keep your asthma under control. In an easy-to-read format, it offers tools and step-by-step guidance for monitoring your asthma, using a peak flow meter, controlling your triggers, taking your medicines, and communicating with your health care providers to make asthma management a part of your everyday life. The guide also includes a symptom diary and asthma action plan to fill in, an asthma assessment checklist, and a list of information resources.