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The Community United to Challenge Asthma

2014-08-27 03:16:13 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study compares an asthma self-management intervention, delivered to the family and tailored to their needs and cultural beliefs, to standard asthma education in high-risk Puerto Rican children in elementary school. The primary outcomes are asthma medication adherence and trigger reduction.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Asthma

Intervention

community health worker, mailed information

Location

Rush University Medical Center
Chicago
Illinois
United States
60612

Status

Recruiting

Source

Rush University Medical Center

Results (where available)

View Results

Links

Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:13-0400

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