Evaluation of a peer-led asthma self-management group intervention for urban adolescents.

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Summary of "Evaluation of a peer-led asthma self-management group intervention for urban adolescents."

This paper describes the acceptability and generalizability of an evidenced-based peer-led asthma self-management program.


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Name: Journal of pediatric nursing
ISSN: 1532-8449
Pages: 1-6


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The effect or sway that a PEER GROUP exerts on the beliefs, value systems and behavior of each member of a group. The social expectations for individuals to conform to peer group influence is known as peer pressure.

An organized procedure carried out by a select committee of professionals in evaluating the performance of other professionals in meeting the standards of their specialty. Review by peers is used by editors in the evaluation of articles and other papers submitted for publication. Peer review is used also in the evaluation of grant applications. It is applied also in evaluating the quality of health care provided to patients.

The evaluation by experts of the quality and pertinence of research or research proposals of other experts in the same field. Peer review is used by editors in deciding which submissions warrant publication, by granting agencies to determine which proposals should be funded, and by academic institutions in tenure decisions.

A study in which observations are made before and after an intervention, both in a group that receives the intervention and in a control group that does not.

Group composed of associates of same species, approximately the same age, and usually of similar rank or social status.

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