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A Disease Management Program Utilizing "Life Coaches" for Children with Asthma

@inproceedings{Axelrod2001ADM,
  title={A Disease Management Program Utilizing "Life Coaches" for Children with Asthma},
  author={Randy C. Axelrod and Kathie S. Zimbro and Rhonda Chetney and Janis Sabol and Valerie J. Ainsworth},
  year={2001}
}
An estimated 17 million Americans suffer from asthma, a costly disease accounting for 1.8 million emergency department visits and 10 million physician office visits annually [1]. Asthma is the most common chronic childhood disease, affecting more than 1 child in 20 and accounting for an annual loss of approximately 10 million school days per year [1]. Asthma-related hospitalization rates increased significantly during the past 2 decades even as overall hospitalization rates declined… Expand
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