Internet Telehealth for Pediatric Asthma Case Management (CHESS)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00214383|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 21, 2005
Results First Posted : July 9, 2012
Last Update Posted : January 24, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Asthma||Behavioral: CHESS Internet telehealth||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||301 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Internet Telehealth for Pediatric Asthma Case Management|
|Study Start Date :||May 2004|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 2007|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||May 2009|
Experimental: CHESS + Case Mgt
Case Management (with monthly support calls) and CHESS services were available for a 12 month intervention period. Support calls refer to check in calls by a nurse to the parents to see how the child is doing. CHESS services include access to a website with information on asthma management, discussion groups and a case manager. The website also include a management tool for asthma symptoms check in, and the case manager used the information entered to tailor the homepage to individual clients.
Behavioral: CHESS Internet telehealth
CHESS Internet telehealth
No Intervention: Control
Control-usual care. Usual care refers to the manner in which clients generally manage their asthma.
- Percentage Changed in Adherence Score [ Time Frame: Baseline compared to the mean of the combined 3, 6, 9, and 12 month scores ]A baseline number of participants less dropouts was gauged against the weighted average of the number of participants in study period. The percentage change in adherence from baseline through the study was measured and is reported below, together with confidence intervals.
- Number of Symptom-free Days [ Time Frame: Baseline compared to the mean of the combined 3, 6, 9, and 12 month scores ]A comparison in the average number of days that a child goes without asthma symptoms between experimental and control groups are shown below.
- Improvement in Asthma Control [ Time Frame: Baseline compared to the mean of the combined 3, 6, 9, and 12 month scores ]A six item survey on a seven point Likert scale measuring daytime and nocturnal asthma symptoms, missed school days and rescue medication use in the previous seven days. Lower scores signal better asthma control.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00214383
|Principal Investigator:||David Gustafson, PhD||University of Wisconsin, Madison|