The Prevention of Early Asthma in Kids study: design, rationale and methods for the Childhood Asthma Research and Education network.

@article{Guilbert2004ThePO,
  title={The Prevention of Early Asthma in Kids study: design, rationale and methods for the Childhood Asthma Research and Education network.},
  author={Theresa W. Guilbert and Wayne J Morgan and Marzena E Krawiec and Robert F. Lemanske and Chris Sorkness and Stanley J Szefler and Gary E Larsen and Joseph D. Spahn and Robert S. Zeiger and Gregory P. Heldt and Robert C Strunk and Leonard B. Bacharier and Gordon R. Bloomberg and Vernon M. Chinchilli and Susan B{\"o}hmer and Elizabeth A Mauger and David T Mauger and Lynn M. Taussig and Fernando D. Martinez},
  journal={Controlled clinical trials},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={286-310}
}
Pediatric asthma remains an important public health concern as its prevalence and cost to the health care system is rising. In order to promote innovative research in asthma therapies, the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute created the Childhood Asthma Research and Education Network in 1999. As its first study, the steering committee of the Childhood Asthma Research and Education Network designed a randomized clinical trial to determine if persistent asthma could be prevented in children… CONTINUE READING