Outcomes for a comprehensive school-based asthma management program.

  title={Outcomes for a comprehensive school-based asthma management program.},
  author={Lynn B. Gerald and David Redden and Angelina R Wittich and Coralie Hains and Anne Turner-Henson and Mary Pat Hemstreet and Ronald Feinstein and Sue Erwin and William Carl Bailey},
  journal={The Journal of school health},
  volume={76 6},
This article describes the evaluation of a comprehensive school-based asthma management program in an inner-city, largely African-American school system. All 54 elementary schools (combined enrollment 13,247 students) from a single urban school system participated in this study. Schools were randomly divided between immediate and delayed intervention programs. The intervention consisted of 3 separate educational programs (for school faculty/staff, students with asthma, and peers without asthma… CONTINUE READING

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