Coaching in Childhood Asthma

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Washington University School of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00910585
First received: May 28, 2009
Last updated: May 29, 2009
Last verified: May 2009
  Purpose

Asthma among low-income, minority children remains a prime example of health disparities that are resistant to change. Demonstrations of reductions in disproportionate hospitalizations in controlled trials are limited. We performed a controlled clinical trial of an Asthma Coach to reduce hospitalizations among low-income, African American children.


Condition Intervention Phase
Asthma
Behavioral: Coaching, providing social support
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Phase 4 Study of Case Management and Environmental Control in Asthma

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Further study details as provided by Washington University School of Medicine:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Rehospitalization [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 191
Study Start Date: January 1997
Study Completion Date: January 2002
Primary Completion Date: January 2002 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Active coaching
Telephone and in person coaching
Behavioral: Coaching, providing social support
Active telephone and in person coaching
Active Comparator: Usual care
Return to PCP for usual care
Behavioral: Coaching, providing social support
Active telephone and in person coaching

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Mothers of children with asthma 2-8 years of age and hospitalized for an acute exacerbation, with Medicaid insurance, and living in St. Louis City

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other respiratory disease present
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Locations
United States, Missouri
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63110
Sponsors and Collaborators
Washington University School of Medicine
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Robert Strunk, MD Washington University Early Recognition Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Robert C. Strunk, Washington University School of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00910585     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ES08711
Study First Received: May 28, 2009
Last Updated: May 29, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Washington University School of Medicine:
childhood
asthma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Asthma
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases

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