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Follow-up Visits

Patients who have asthma should be scheduled for planned follow-up visits at periodic intervals in order to assess their asthma control and modify treatment if needed.

EPR-3 recommendation

The Expert Panel recommends that monitoring and follow up is essential, and that the stepwise approach to therapy – in which the dose and number of medications and frequency of administration are increased as necessary and decreased when possible, be used to achieve and maintain asthma control.