Wheezy Child Program: The Experience of the Belo Horizonte Pediatric Asthma Management Program

Abstract

BACKGROUND : Until 1994, assistance provided by the Municipal Public Health System to children with asthma in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, was ineffective because it focused only on treating exacerbations. This scenario motivated the implementation of the Wheezy Child Program. OBJECTIVES : The main objectives were to reduce emergency room visits and… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/WOX.0b013e3181c6c8cb

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