Commentary: Self-management programs in the treatment of asthma.

  title={Commentary: Self-management programs in the treatment of asthma.},
  author={Harry Kotses},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  volume={24 4},
  • Harry Kotses
  • Published 1999 in Journal of pediatric psychology
demonstrated by outcome studies of asthma selfmanagement. The objective of asthma self-management is to train patients to avoid asthma and reduce attacks (Bailey, Davies, & Kohler, 1998). A combination of education and behavior control procedures may be used to arrive at this goal. Among other things, patients are taught: to manage an asthma attack; to… CONTINUE READING