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Disease Management in Asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patients

2014-08-27 03:14:40 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine whether disease management program is effective in preventing acute exacerbations in patients with unstable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma.

Description

The aim of the present study is to test the efficacy of a comprehensive community disease management program in patients with unstable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or asthma. The intervention is delivered by designated nurses and pulmonologists, in collaboration with the primary practitioners and other healthcare professionals at the community, in the Jerusalem and the Lowland District of Maccabi Health Services in Israel.

The main purpose is to evaluate the effect of the intervention on the use acute care and emergency health services for acute exacerbation of the lung disease.

Secondary objectives include the evaluation of the effect of the intervention on quality of life, physical function, pulmonary function test, depression and all-cause mortality.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Intervention

Pulmonary disease management, Usual care

Location

Maccabi Pulmonary Clinic
Bat-Yam
Israel

Status

Recruiting

Source

Sheba Medical Center

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:40-0400

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