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Children with asthma are at increased risk for experiencing health and educational disparities because of increased school absence. School nurses are well-positioned to support asthma management and improve school attendance.
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Name: The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
Children spend nearly a third of their day at school, making it a critical point of intervention for those with asthma. This study aimed to illuminate minority students' experiences with asthma at sch...
To increase daily asthma symptom self-assessments of elementary school students using Green Means Go, an asthma education and self-assessment program, via a partnership between an elementary school an...
Emergency department (ED) visits are an opportunity to initiate chronic asthma care. Ideally, this care should be implemented in a fashion that limits utilization of scarce ED resources. We developed,...
In asthma, health-care utilization is often used as an outcome measure and to identify cases of poorly controlled asthma. Asthma-related hospitalizations, emergency department (ED) visits, and systemi...
Despite advances in asthma care, disparities persist. Black patients are disproportionally affected by asthma and also have poorer outcomes compared with white patients.
This project uses community health workers (CHW) or lay health educators to implement asthma interventions that have been proven to work in the primary care setting and in schools. The obj...
Project IMPACT is a school-based health center intervention program that institutes guideline-based chronic asthma care and provides supervised administration with daily preventive asthma ...
Asthma is a common, serious illness among children in the United States. Improving hand cleanliness and hygiene may prevent the spread of viruses that can cause asthma exacerbations. This ...
National Jewish Health and The University of Arizona worked with Navajo Nation organizations to develop this program to improve the health of children with asthma. The Navajo Community Ast...
The goal of this pilot study is to implement directly observed therapy with preventive asthma medications through a partnership with the school nurse (with input and direction from the pri...
Facilities which provide care for pre-school and school-age children.
Health and nursing care given to primary and secondary school students by a registered nurse.
A group of symptoms that are two- to three-fold more common in those who work in large, energy-efficient buildings, associated with an increased frequency of headaches, lethargy, and dry skin. Clinical manifestations include hypersensitivity pneumonitis (ALVEOLITIS, EXTRINSIC ALLERGIC); allergic rhinitis (RHINITIS, ALLERGIC, PERENNIAL); ASTHMA; infections, skin eruptions, and mucous membrane irritation syndromes. Current usage tends to be less restrictive with regard to the type of building and delineation of complaints. (From Segen, Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).
Process for making, building or constructing a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model by laying down many successive thin layers of building material.
The term allergy is used to describe a response, within the body, to a substance, which is not necessarily harmful in itself, but results in an immune response and a reaction that causes symptoms and disease in a predisposed person, which in turn can cau...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...