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RCT for the Treatment of Acute Asthma in Wheezy Pre-school Aged Children

2014-08-27 03:18:09 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To determine if treatment of pre-school children with a history of wheeze who present to an ED with an acute wheezing episode with azithromycin for 5 days will resolve their symptoms more quickly, will require less SABA, and allow these children to remain symptom free for a longer period of time.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Asthma

Intervention

Azithromycin, Placebo

Location

Alberta Children's Hospital
Calgary
Alberta
Canada
T3B 6A8

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Alberta Children's Hospital

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:09-0400

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