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School-supervised inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) therapy improves pediatric asthma medication adherence, outcomes, and morbidity. However, school-supervised ICS therapy has not been widely adopted into practice. We developed Asthma Link™ as a sustainable, low-cost model of school-supervised asthma therapy, designed for real-world adoption. Initial outcomes of Asthma Link™ demonstrated a significant improvement in health outcomes.
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Name: Pediatric pulmonology
To use spatial analysis methodology to analyze residential and school proximity to major roadways and pediatric asthma morbidity.
Pediatric asthma remains a public health challenge with enormous impact worldwide.
Worldwide, it is estimated that 235-334 million people have been diagnosed with asthma. In Nicaragua, the current asthma rate for children 13-14 years of age was 15.2%.
Asthma affects nearly 6 million US children. Throughout childhood, children undergo a series of biological, developmental, and psychosocial changes. Thus, factors influencing a child's asthma manageme...
are succinct, operational versions of evidence-based guidelines. Studies have demonstrated pathways improve quality of care for children hospitalized with asthma, but we have limited information on ot...
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 ...
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...
The purpose of this study is to test two asthma management programs: (a) a school-based curriculum to empower middle school students to manage their asthma and (b) a parent training curric...
This study, in children with chronic asthma, evaluates the number of days of worsening asthma during 8 weeks of treatment with montelukast after treatment is started for the first day of s...
The Asthma First Aid Management for School Staff eBook has been developed for the purpose of providing a multimedia self-directed training resource for school staff. The eBook will be acce...
Members of staff responsible for TEACHING students in a school from pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade.
Health and nursing care given to primary and secondary school students by a registered nurse.
Facilities which provide care for pre-school and school-age children.
An individual intelligence test designed primarily for school children to predict school performance and the ability to adjust to everyday demands.
A process between an entity and those groups or individuals potentially or actually impacted by the actions of that entity over a range of activities and approaches.
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 ...