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P81 - Clinical analysis of health education and self management combined with drug therapy in school-age children with asthma
- Yuanqing Chen1
© Chen; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2014
Published: 28 February 2014
To evaluate the effects of health education and self management intervention combined with drug therapy in school-age children with asthma.
320 cases of school-age children with asthma were divided into management group and control group, two groups of children were receiving standardized drug inhale treatment, management of children receive regular health education and self management behavior intervention.
Times of asthma attacks, emergency and missing school days decreased significantly compared with the control group. Pulmonary function improved.
The health education and self management behavior intervention combined with drug therapy can improve the level of understanding of disease in children with asthma, medication compliance, reduce symptoms,improve lung function and improve the quality of life.
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