Routine Evaluations

  • Spirometry
  • Allergy skin testing
  • Standard blood and radiographic studies

Special Diagnostic Testing

  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Measurement of Exhaled Nitric Oxide
  • Bronchoprovocation testing
    • methacholine
    • exercise
    • aspirin
    • and cold air hyperventilation challenges
  • Cardiopulmonary exercise testing

Asthma Education

  • Medication review
  • Proper use of metered-dose inhalers
  • Reduction of allergen exposures
  • Home lung function monitoring
  • Individualized "action plans"
  • Partners Asthma Center educational brochures available in English and Spanish, books and videos
  • Partners Asthma Center quarterly newsletter, Breath of Fresh Air (also available in Spanish as Al Aire Libre)