Action Against Asthma: A Strategic Plan for the Department of Health and Human Services . Healthy People 2010—Summary of Objectives


Respiratory Diseases

Goal: Promote respiratory health through better prevention, detection, treatment, and education.

Number Objective
24-1 Deaths from asthma
24-2 Hospitalizations for asthma
24-3 Hospital emergency department visits for asthma
24-4 Activity limitations
24-5 School or work days lost
24-6 Patient education
24-7 Appropriate asthma care
24-8 Surveillance systems
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
24-9 Activity limitations due to chronic lung and breathing problems
24-10 Deaths from COPD
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)
24-11 Medical evaluation and followup
24-12 Vehicular crashes related to excessive sleepiness


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