Evaluation of a program aimed at increasing referrals for asthma education of patients consulting at the emergency department for acute asthma.

@article{Robichaud2004EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of a program aimed at increasing referrals for asthma education of patients consulting at the emergency department for acute asthma.},
  author={Patricia Robichaud and Andr{\'e}e Laberge and M Allen and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Boutin and Claude Rossi and Pierre Lajoie and L. -P. Boulet},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2004},
  volume={126 5},
  pages={1495-501}
}
BACKGROUND Emergency department (ED) visits for asthma may reflect poor asthma control, often due to insufficient asthma education and medical follow-up. However, few patients consulting an ED for asthma are referred for education. AIMS To describe a model for automatic referral to educational interventions targeting patients consulting at the ED for acute asthma, to demonstrate how this model can be integrated into current care, and to increase referrals for asthma education. METHODS The… CONTINUE READING
8 Citations
20 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-8 of 8 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 20 references

The burden of asthma in the United States : level and distribution are dependent on interpretation of the national asthma education and prevention program guidelines

  • KB Weiss, SD Sullivan
  • Am J Respir Crit Care Med
  • 2002

Asthma education

  • PG Gibson, LP Boulet
  • 2001

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…