Schoolteachers' perceptions and knowledge of asthma in primary schoolchildren.

  title={Schoolteachers' perceptions and knowledge of asthma in primary schoolchildren.},
  author={J. Brookes and Kevin H. Jones},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  volume={42 365},
Schoolteachers are known to be concerned about asthma in their pupils but their opinions about the best method of addressing this concern have not previously been investigated. Eleven headteachers and 76 class teachers from 11 primary schools in the Southampton area--eight from the state sector and three private day schools--completed questionnaires. These inquired about the organization of care for asthmatic pupils, the teachers' knowledge, concerns and training regarding the disease, and… CONTINUE READING
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