Reductions in hospital use from self management training for chronic asthmatics.

@article{Ghosh1998ReductionsIH,
  title={Reductions in hospital use from self management training for chronic asthmatics.},
  author={Chittapriya Ghosh and Priya Ravindran and Manher Joshi and Sally C. Stearns},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={46 8},
  pages={1087-93}
}
The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of asthma Self Management Training on the health status and resource use of patients with chronic asthma. The study consisted of a randomized control design of chronic asthmatic patients in a tertiary care center in India. The intervention group (153 patients) received four training sessions in addition to the regular care provided to the control group (150 patients). Health status and resource use were measured at baseline and over a one year… CONTINUE READING

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