Maternal Variables Associated With Adherence in Children With Asthma (asthma)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00688792
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2008 by Hadassah Medical Organization. Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
A questionnaire will be used in order to find out the reasons for poor adherence for long-term treatment in children with asthma. The hypotheses is maternal factors including the knowledge that asthma is a chronic disease and fear to administer inhaled steroids are major obstacles for appropriate adherence.
Condition or disease
Parents to children aged 2 - 12 years with moderate to severe asthma who need long-term treatment with inhaled steroids will be included in the study. Three weeks after their visit in the clinic, they will be requested to answer a questionnaire by telephone.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
2 Years to 12 Years (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Parents to children aged 2 - 12 years with moderate to severe asthma.
Parents to children aged 2 - 12 years with moderate to severe asthma to whom inhaled steroids was described for a period of at least 4 weeks.
Parents who will not agree to sign the consent form and parents who do not speak and understand the Hebrew language.