Lessons from an evaluation of the effectiveness of an asthma day camp.

@article{Meng1998LessonsFA,
  title={Lessons from an evaluation of the effectiveness of an asthma day camp.},
  author={Anne L Meng and Kathleen Marie Tiernan and Mary Jane Bernier and Edward Gautier Brooks},
  journal={MCN. The American journal of maternal child nursing},
  year={1998},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={300-6}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the effectiveness of applied teaching methodologies in a camp setting on asthma self-management skills in school-age children. DESIGN This was a descriptive pilot study using a one-group pretest-posttest design. SAMPLE Thirty-four subjects, ages 6 to 12 years, representing a typical clinical population of children with asthma. METHODS Children's asthma knowledge, symptoms, behavior, and mastery, as well as peak-flow technique, were measured 2 to 3 weeks before camp and… CONTINUE READING