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Pharmaceutical Care for Asthma Control Improvement (PHARMACI)-Study

2014-08-27 03:47:16 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The objective of this study is to evaluate the therapeutic effectiveness and cost-effectivity of pharmaceutical care for asthma patients.

Description

The objective of this study is to evaluate the therapeutic effectiveness and cost-effectivity of pharmaceutical care for asthma patients. Patients will be randomly allocated to the control group (= no input from pharmacist) or intervention group (= with pharmaceutical care at baseline and follow-up visits over 6 months).

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label

Conditions

Asthma

Intervention

Pharmaceutical care for asthma patients

Location

University Hospital Ghent
Ghent
Belgium
9000

Status

Completed

Source

University Ghent

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:47:16-0400

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