Community asthma education program for parents of urban asthmatic children.

@article{BryantStephens2004CommunityAE,
  title={Community asthma education program for parents of urban asthmatic children.},
  author={Tyra C Bryant-Stephens and Yuelin Li},
  journal={Journal of the National Medical Association},
  year={2004},
  volume={96 7},
  pages={954-60}
}
OBJECTIVES To demonstrate the effectiveness of community asthma education provided by peers in the urban community. METHOD A convenience sample of 267 self-referred, primarily African-American parents or primary caregivers of asthmatic children aged 18 months to 16 years completed a five-session education program. Program efficacy was evaluated at baseline, immediately postinstruction, and at three-, six-, and 12 months retention. Outcomes included three questionnaires measuring asthma self… CONTINUE READING

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