Peak Flow Monitoring in Older Adults With Asthma
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00149474|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 8, 2005
Last Update Posted : February 18, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Asthma||Behavioral: Peak Flow Monitoring||Not Applicable|
We propose a five-year Demonstration and Education project to assess the incremental value of peak flow monitoring (PFM) over symptom monitoring (SM) as a management tool for asthma control in adults greater than or equal to 50 years with moderate-severe asthma. We will develop three parallel asthma education programs for older adults using as our base an existing asthma education program (AIR/Kaiser Adult Education Program) of demonstrated efficacy for adults ,50 years of age.
Primary outcome Frequency and cost of health care utilization for asthma, and asthma-specific quality of life
Key secondary outcomes Prebronchodilator FEV1; diurnal variability in PEF
The study completion date listed in this record was obtained from the "End Date" entered in the Protocol Registration and Results System (PRS) record.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Study Start Date :||August 1994|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||July 1999|