Small-group, interactive education and the effect on asthma control by children and their families
- Using education to improve control of asthma in children. Cates, Christopher // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/1/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 5, p248
The article presents a reprint of the article "Using Education to Improve Control of Asthma in Children," by Christopher Cates, which appeared at www.cmaj.ca on August 17, 2009. It highlights the role of educational interventions for children with asthma and their families in reducing hospital...
- Notebook. // FDA Consumer;Sep/Oct97, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p31
Links asthma among children in the United states to cockroach allergy. Way of reducing the burden of the disease.
- Helping your child with asthma. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;7/16/2001-7/23/2001, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p16
Reports on the formation of the Dutchess County Minority Asthma Alliance (DCMAA) in New York. Prevalence of asthma in children in the U.S.; Mission of DCMAA; Alliance's launch of a pilot project titled Home Asthma.
- Mediterranean diet may protect children from asthma. // Nursing Standard;7/14/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 45, p17
An abstract of the article â€œEffect of diet on asthma and allergic sensitisation in the International Study on Allergies and Asthma in Childhood (ISAAC) phase two,â€ by G. Nagel and others, published in a 2010 issue of "Thorax," is presented.
- More kids using preventive asthma meds. // Pharmacy Today;Jan2012, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p4
The article focuses on the analysis conducted by doctor Brian Kit and colleagues on the data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey which reveals that 34.9 percent of children with asthma in the U.S. from 2005 to 2008 use preventive medications.
- Controlling dust reduces asthma. // Science Teacher;Oct95, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p14
Reports that the control of exposure to common household allergens and irritants such as dust mites, cats, and tobacco smoke, significantly reduces the number of asthma cases in children. Dust mites as the most prevalent indoor allergen; Exposure to tobacco smoke as the most common modifiable...
- Review: self management education improves outcomes in children and adolescents with asthma. Wolf, F. M.; Guevara, J. P.; Grum, C. M.; Clark, N. M.; Cates, C. J. // Evidence Based Medicine;Jul2003, p114
The article presents the efficacy of self management asthma education intervention in the decreasing morbidity and healthcare utilization and enhancing the function of lungs in the U.S. It mentions the randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in determining the educational intervention in the...
- Helpful Hints: Caregiver-Generated Asthma Management Strategies and Their Relation to Pediatric Asthma Symptoms and Quality of Life. Raymond, Kimberly P.; Fiese, Barbara H.; Winter, Marcia A.; Knestel, Andrea; Everhart, Robin S. // Journal of Pediatric Psychology;May2012, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p414
Objective This mixed-methods study examined the relation between caregiver-generated asthma management strategies and asthma severity in a sample of 200 children with persistent asthma (ages 5â€“12 years). Methods Caregivers were interviewed about asthma management strategies they found...
- Help your child avoid asthma attacks. Busch, Julie // South County Journal;3/7/2012, Vol. 57 Issue 10, pB2
The article offers medical guidance to parents to help their children avoid asthma attacks, including the two types of treatment medications, irritants to minimize that can trigger asthma attack, and ways to minimize allergens.