Asthma Foundation Qld and NSW – Asthma First Aid

App score: 67/100 About the Orcha review

Welcome to ASTHMA first aid.

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Platform: iOS

Cost: Entirely Free

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Condition(s) this app helps

  • Asthma

Description

Welcome to ASTHMA first aid.

Covering both first aid use in the event of an asthma emergency plus the ability to review all the steps, ASTHMA first aid is your go-to tool for an asthma emergency.

This app is an educational tool developed by Asthma Foundation Queensland and New South Wales for people with asthma, their families and carers. It provides easy access to the national community asthma first aid steps in both live and training versions.

Suitable for use in various community settings including family, friends, school, childcare, sport and recreation, this app allows you to:
• follow the community asthma first aid process live in ATTACK mode
• learn the community asthma first aid process in TRAINING REVIEW mode
• review the community asthma first aid process, using a sample of scenarios, in TRAINING SCENARIO mode

About Asthma Australia
For over 50 years Asthma Australia and Asthma Foundations have been the leaders in asthma health care, research and support. Asthma Australia delivers evidence-based preventative health strategies to over 200,000 people every year and provides support, training and resources to the primary health care sector. They fund vital basic science and population health research contributing to national and international understandings of asthma and how best to manage the disease.

By downloading and opening the app, you accept the Asthma Australia terms and conditions – see
https://www.asthmaaustralia.org.au/privacy-policy/privacy-policy


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App score: 67/100

More details

Reviewed on: 24 November 2019 (Independently reviewed for us by ORCHA)

  • General Information
Data Collection

Because this App doesn't collect Data there is minimal risk to your privacy and confidentiality from the use of this App.

Professional Assurance

It was clear from our review that a suitably qualified professional or organisation was involved in the Apps development.

It wasn't clear from our review how regularly the advice and guidance given by the App was reviewed and updated by relevant professionals.

Testing

It wasn't clear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.

Customisation

The App does provide customisable features.

End User Capacity

The App does provide support for users with poor sight.

The App does provide support for users with hearing difficulties.

Support

The App doesn't appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.

Cost

The App is entirely free to use.


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