Asthma Surveillance and Education in Preschool Settings

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified April 2007 by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00201071
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: April 27, 2007
Last verified: April 2007
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness of a bilingual intervention in improving asthma care for low-income inner-city children enrolled in subsidized preschool childcare programs.


Condition
Asthma

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Asthma Surveillance and Education in Preschool Settings

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Estimated Enrollment: 240
Study Start Date: September 2004
Detailed Description:

BACKGROUND:

Proposed is a non-randomized, controlled, prospective trial to test the efficacy of a bilingual intervention to improve asthma care for low-income inner-city children enrolled in subsidized preschool childcare programs. Because of high rates of asthma prevalence, subsidized preschool childcare programs offer ideal settings to test innovative strategies to improve asthma care within communities at highest risk of morbidity.

DESIGN NARRATIVE:

The study will comprise three arms. Arm 1 is surveillance, in which children with asthma are identified. In Arm 2, children with asthma are identified and given written Asthma Action Plans (monitoring). Arm 3 consists of surveillance, monitoring, and education.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years to 4 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Enrolled in specific subsidized preschools in New York City
  • 2.8 to 4 years old
  • Persistent asthma as defined by symptom reports
  • Use of quick-relief agents or controller medications

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of intubation
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00201071

Locations
United States, New York
The New York Academy of Medicine, CUES Recruiting
New York, New York, United States, 10029
Contact: Micaela Coady, MS    212-822-7277    mcoady@nyam.org   
Principal Investigator: Sebastian Bonner, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Sebastian Bonner, PhD The New York Academy of Medicine, CUES
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00201071     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1298, R01 HL076592
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: April 27, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

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

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 19, 2014