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Asthma Partnership for Minority Children

2014-08-27 03:57:43 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To evaluate the efficacy of a community-based intervention to improve asthma management for parents, children and health care providers.

Description

DESIGN NARRATIVE:

Forty-two (42) elementary schools in urban Baltimore and Washington, DC, served as recruitment sites and approximately 300 students with moderate to severe asthma were enrolled. All participants enrolled in the A+ Asthma Program. Primary care practitioners of these students were randomized to a minimal contact program or to the A+ asthma physician partnership. They were offered a menu of educational offerings to improve their knowledge and skills. The primary outcome measure was emergency care use. Secondary measures included physician practices, hospitalization, health care utilization, restricted activities, medication use, school absences and coping skills.

Study Design

Observational Model: Natural History

Conditions

Asthma

Status

Completed

Source

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:57:43-0400

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