Improving care for minority children with asthma: professional education in public health clinics.

  title={Improving care for minority children with asthma: professional education in public health clinics.},
  author={David 0. Evans and Robert B. Mellins and Katherine S. Lobach and Carmen Ramos-Bonoan and Marcia Pinkett-Heller and Sandra Wiesemann and Isabelle Klein and Casey Donahue and Diane Burke and Moshe Levison and Bernard Levin and Bridget Zimmerman and Noreen Clark},
  volume={99 2},
OBJECTIVE Recent studies have shown that lack of continuing primary care for asthma is associated with increased levels of morbidity in low-income minority children. Although effective preventive therapy is available, many African-American and Latino children receive episodic treatment for asthma that does not follow current guidelines for care. To see if access, continuity, and quality of care could be improved in pediatric clinics serving low-income children in New York City, we trained staff… CONTINUE READING


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