Parent Mentor Asthma Study (PMA)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 22, 2008
Last Update Posted : December 22, 2008
Information provided by:
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Brief Summary:
Asthma disproportionately affects minorities, but few studies have evaluated interventions to improve asthma outcomes in minority children.The purpose of the study is to determine whether Parent Mentors (PMs) are more effective than traditional asthma care in reducing minority children's asthma morbidity, costs, and use of services, while increasing families' quality of life and parental self-efficacy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Asthma Behavioral: Using Parent Mentors to Improve Asthma Care for Urban Minority Children Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Using Parent Mentors to Improve Asthma Care for Urban Minority Children

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MedlinePlus related topics: Asthma
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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The child was 2-18 years old
  • African-American or Latino race/ethnicity for the child (by parental identification)
  • Primary residence in a Milwaukee zip code
  • ED or inpatient ward admission with a primary diagnosis of asthma.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Significant co-morbidity, including other pulmonary conditions, cardiac pathology, renal abnormalities, diabetes mellitus, epilepsy, and other co-morbidities that might lead to ED visits or hospitalizations, and current enrollment in a case management, intervention, or outreach program for childhood asthma management.

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Christina Bridon, UT Southwestern Medical Center Identifier: NCT00812136     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00800020
Other Study ID Numbers: PMA-102008-001
First Posted: December 22, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 22, 2008
Last Verified: October 2008

Keywords provided by University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center:
Using Parent Mentors to Improve Asthma Care for Urban Minority Children

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