Allergy & immunology
- Empowering Parents Through Asthma Education. McCarthy, Mary Jean; Herbert, Rosemary; Brimacombe, Michael; Hansen, Judy; Wong, David; Zelman, Mitchell // Pediatric Nursing;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p465
Compares the outcomes for parents who participated in empowering and traditional approaches to asthma education. Number of families who participated in the approaches; Increase in the rates of asthma; Requirements for effective asthma control.
- How to avoid asthma's 'September Spike'. // Asian Pacific Post;7/5/2012, p11
The article offers tips for parents on how to deal with the annual peak in asthma flare-ups in Canada which occurs in September as kids head back to school.
- How to avoid asthma's 'September Spike'. // South Asian Post;7/5/2012, p8
The article presents information on the preparation need to be done by the parent of an asthmatic child before sending his back to school in Canada.
- HOW BLACK PARENTS ARE DEALING WITH The Asthma Epidemic. Kinnon, Joy Bennett // Ebony;Dec2002, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p46
Discusses how Afro-American parents are dealing with the asthma epidemic in the U.S. as of December 2002. Information on asthma; Obstacle for treating asthma; Change in modern asthma.
- Why is asthma on the increase? Kelly, Elizabeth; Fallows, Carol // Australia's Parents;Oct/Nov97, Issue 101, p28
Focuses on asthma which is becoming a disease of affluence. Risk factors for children with asthma; Risk factors for parents with asthma; Possible causes of the increase in asthma diseases.
- Breathing easy. O'Malley, Mary // Australia's Parents;Aug/Sep99, Issue 112, p28
Focuses on asthma in Australian children. Statistics on children afflicted with asthma; Information on montelukast, an asthma medication launched in June 1999; Guidelines for parents before administering preventive treatment; Impact of asthma on parents and children; Ways of decreasing the risk...
- Improve asthma education to reduce visits, admissions by as much as 77%. // Patient Education Management;Aug2011, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p85
The article offers information pertaining to the Asthma Management Program, a six-month, outpatient program initiated at Children's Medical Center in Dallas, Texas in 2001 while highlighting the outcomes of the same.
- Sociodemographic and motivational characteristics of parents who volunteer their children for clinical research: a controlled study. Harth, S.C.; Thong, Y.H. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/26/90, Vol. 300 Issue 6736, p1372
Determines the sociodemographic and motivational characteristics of parents who volunteer their children for a drug trial for asthma treatment in Australia. Comparison of educational status between volunteering parents and non-volunteering group; Use of multivariate analysis to assess the joint...
- FAMILY DYNAMICS AFFECT ASTHMA IN AT-RISK KIDS. McCarthy, Kelly // Psychology Today;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p30
Focuses on a study which examined the association between parenting skills and the development of asthma in children. Information on parental difficulties faced by children; Strategies to prevent asthma.