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Asthma Self-Management in Older Adults

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00941694
First Posted: July 20, 2009
Last Update Posted: January 16, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alan Baptist, University of Michigan
  Purpose
Asthma self-management is an effective way to improve the outcomes of patients with asthma. However, to be most effective these interventions should be targeted and designed toward a specific population or group. There is currently no asthma self-management intervention directed towards older adults. The hypothesis is that a 6-session asthma self-management intervention will improve the outcomes of older patients with asthma.

Condition Intervention
Asthma Aged Behavioral: Self management intervention Behavioral: placebo group

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Asthma Self-Management in Older Adults

Further study details as provided by Alan Baptist, University of Michigan:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire [ Time Frame: 3 months, 6 months, 1 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Asthma Control Questionnaire [ Time Frame: 3 months, 6 months, 12 months ]
  • Health Care Utilization [ Time Frame: 3 months, 6 months, 12 months ]

Enrollment: 70
Study Start Date: July 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2012
Primary Completion Date: December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Self-Management Intervention
Will receive 6 asthma self-management group or individual session over a 7 week period
Behavioral: Self management intervention
Intervention arm will receive 6 group or individual sessions over a 7 week period
Placebo Comparator: Control
Group will receive 3 phone calls not related to asthma self management over a 7 week period
Behavioral: placebo group
3 phone calls not related to asthma self-management

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:: Age over 65, physician diagnosed asthma, need for daily asthma control medication, access to a telephone.

Exclusion Criteria: Smoking history greater than 40 pack years, current smoker, mental impairment that would preclude participation in the asthma self management program

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00941694


Locations
United States, Michigan
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48105
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Michigan
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Alan P Baptist, MD University of Michigan
  More Information

Responsible Party: Alan Baptist, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00941694     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: N011060
First Submitted: July 17, 2009
First Posted: July 20, 2009
Last Update Posted: January 16, 2013
Last Verified: January 2013

Keywords provided by Alan Baptist, University of Michigan:
asthma
aged
self care

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