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The purpose of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ Child Asthma Guidelines is to provide simple, practical and evidence-based recommendations for the diagnosis, assessment and management of asthma in children (aged 11 and under) in a quick reference format.

Warning note - Montelukast

Montelukast may be associated with behaviour change and sleep disturbance in children. In adolescents, there is a risk of suicidal ideation and self harm. Montelukast should be used with caution under 18y and carers advised to stop the medication if there are concerns.

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NZ Adolescent and Adult Asthma Guidelines

These guidelines are designed to aid health professionals in delivering asthma care in the community and in emergency departments, providing simple, practical and evidence-based guidance.