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Improving follow-up for children with asthma after an acute Emergency Department visit.

Authors
  • Smith, Sharon R
  • Jaffe, David M
  • Fisher, Edwin B Jr
  • Trinkaus, Kathryn M
  • Highstein, Gabrielle
  • Strunk, Robert C
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Pediatrics
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2004
Volume
145
Issue
6
Pages
772–777
Identifiers
PMID: 15580199
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Telephone coaching and a monetary incentive significantly increased the proportion of low-income urban parents who brought their children for asthma-planning visits, and decreased asthma symptoms shortly after asthma ED visits. The intervention did not increase subsequent asthma-planning visits or decrease ED visits or hospitalizations.

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