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What is Asthma?

        

What is Asthma?

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Created for the American Lung Association by AliveTek, Inc., this narrated animation introduces the concept of asthma with vivid graphics and easy to understand terminology. This illustration of asthma discusses the three main changes that occur in the lungs.
Material Type: Animation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: April 04, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: December 07, 2013
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Keywords: broncho constriction, trigger, inflammation, pollen, lungs, asthma, mucus, airway, airflow, smoke

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  • Editor Review avg: 5 rating
  • User Rating: 3 user rating
  • Discussion (1 Comment)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
  • Personal Collections (none)
  • Accessibility Info (none)

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Primary Audience: Grade School, Middle School, High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 United States

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Avatar for Dawn Burks
32 weeks ago

Dawn Burks (Health Care Professional)

The authors made a good start and this video could certainly be helpful added to a patient educational program.  It could be better by fully discussing the importance triggers play in control of asthma.