Childhood Asthma and Schooling: The Truth Unveiled (CAS)

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Boushahri Clinic Medical Center Identifier:
First received: December 1, 2008
Last updated: July 16, 2010
Last verified: November 2008
Childhood Asthma and Schooling: The Truth Unveiled.

Bronchial Asthma

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Childhood Asthma and Schooling: The Truth Unveiled

Further study details as provided by Boushahri Clinic Medical Center:

Enrollment: 450
Study Start Date: September 2006
Study Completion Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: June 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
Children with mild persistent asthma still performed worse than normal healthy children in school. The aim of the study was to evaluate school performance of children with mild persistent asthma in comparison with normal healthy children.

Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 9 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Residents of a certain town

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of bronchial asthma
  • Must be able to swallow tablets

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Steroid inhalation or ingestion
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Responsible Party: Medical Director, Mohamed Said EL-Sayed Identifier: NCT00930826     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 461956 
Study First Received: December 1, 2008
Last Updated: July 16, 2010
Health Authority: Kuwait: The Medical Ethics Committee at Boushahri Clinic

Keywords provided by Boushahri Clinic Medical Center:
The effect of bronchial asthma on school performance

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