Parent Mentor Asthma Study (PMA)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00812136
First received: December 18, 2008
Last updated: December 19, 2008
Last verified: October 2008
  Purpose

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 Intervention
Asthma
Behavioral: Using Parent Mentors to Improve Asthma Care for Urban Minority Children

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

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  Eligibility

Criteria

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.
  Contacts and Locations
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  More Information

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Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Christina Bridon, UT Southwestern Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00812136     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00800020
Other Study ID Numbers: PMA-102008-001
Study First Received: December 18, 2008
Last Updated: December 19, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

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

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

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