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Childhood Asthma and Schooling: The Truth Unveiled (CAS)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 2, 2009
Last Update Posted : July 19, 2010
Information provided by:
Boushahri Clinic Medical Center

Brief Summary:
Childhood Asthma and Schooling: The Truth Unveiled.

Condition or disease
Bronchial Asthma

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.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 450 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Childhood Asthma and Schooling: The Truth Unveiled
Study Start Date : September 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Asthma

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Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 9 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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
First Posted: July 2, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 19, 2010
Last Verified: November 2008

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

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