Effect of peer led programme for asthma education in adolescents: cluster randomised controlled trial.

@article{Shah2001EffectOP,
  title={Effect of peer led programme for asthma education in adolescents: cluster randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Smita J Shah and J. K. Peat and Evalynn J. Mazurski and H L Wang and Doungkamol Poppy Sindhusake and Caroline Bruce and Richard L Henry and Peter G Gibson},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2001},
  volume={322 7286},
  pages={583-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of a peer led programme for asthma education on quality of life and related morbidity in adolescents with asthma. DESIGN Cluster randomised controlled trial. SETTING Six high schools in rural Australia. PARTICIPANTS 272 students with recent wheeze, recruited from a cohort of 1515 students from two school years (mean age 12.5 and 15.5 years); 251 (92.3%) completed the study. INTERVENTION A structured education programme for peers comprising three steps… CONTINUE READING

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