Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Nursing Best Practice Guidelines

Referrals

Recommendation 5.0:
The nurse will facilitate referrals for clients with asthma as appropriate.

Recommendation 5.1:
Clients with poorly controlled asthma will be advised to see a  physician.

Recommendation 5.2:
Clients with asthma should be offered links to community resources.

Recommendation 5.3:
Clients with asthma should be referred to an asthma educator in their community, if appropriate and available.