The development of a community-based family asthma management intervention for Puerto Rican children.

@article{Martin2010TheDO,
  title={The development of a community-based family asthma management intervention for Puerto Rican children.},
  author={Christina Gamache Martin and Adrianne Anderson Andrade and D. Muri{\`a} Vila and Edna Acosta-P{\'e}rez and Glorisa J. Canino},
  journal={Progress in community health partnerships : research, education, and action},
  year={2010},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={
          315-24
        }
}
BACKGROUND Puerto Rican children maintain disproportionately high asthma prevalence rates and effective asthma management interventions are needed. OBJECTIVES This article describes how community-based participatory research (CBPR) was implemented in the development of a culturally tailored family asthma management intervention for Puerto Rican children: CALMA (a Spanish acronym for Take Control, Empower Yourself, and Achieve Asthma Management). METHOD CALMA was developed according to CBPR… CONTINUE READING
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