Home environmental intervention in inner-city asthma: a randomized controlled clinical trial.

@article{Eggleston2005HomeEI,
  title={Home environmental intervention in inner-city asthma: a randomized controlled clinical trial.},
  author={Peyton A. Eggleston and Arlene M. Butz and Cynthia S. Rand and Jean Curtin-Brosnan and Sukon Kanchanaraksa and Lee J Swartz and Patrick N. Breysse and Timothy P. Buckley and Gregory B. Diette and Barry Merriman and Jerry A. Krishnan},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={2005},
  volume={95 6},
  pages={518-24}
}
BACKGROUND Airborne pollutants and indoor allergens increase asthma morbidity in inner-city children; therefore, reducing exposure, if feasible, should improve asthma morbidity. OBJECTIVE To conduct a randomized controlled trial of methods to reduce environmental pollutant and allergen exposure in the homes of asthmatic children living in the inner city. METHODS After the completion of questionnaires, spirometry and allergen skin tests, home inspection, and measurement of home air pollutant… CONTINUE READING
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