Cost-effectiveness of self-management in asthmatics: a 1-yr follow-up randomized, controlled trial.

  title={Cost-effectiveness of self-management in asthmatics: a 1-yr follow-up randomized, controlled trial.},
  author={Frode Gallefoss and Per S. Bakke},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={17 2},
Patient education in asthma can improve outcome but cost-effectiveness has not been widely assessed. The aim of the present study was to carry out a cost-effectiveness analysis of patient education in asthmatics in a 12-month follow-up. The authors randomly allocated 78 asthmatics to a control or intervention group after they had received ordinary outpatient consultation care. Intervention consisted of two 2-h group sessions followed by 1-2 individual sessions administered by a nurse and a… CONTINUE READING

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