Volume 4 Supplement 1

3rd Pediatric Allergy and Asthma Meeting (PAAM)

Open Access

P81 - Clinical analysis of health education and self management combined with drug therapy in school-age children with asthma

  • Yuanqing Chen1
Clinical and Translational Allergy20144(Suppl 1):P136

https://doi.org/10.1186/2045-7022-4-S1-P136

Published: 28 February 2014

Objective

To evaluate the effects of health education and self management intervention combined with drug therapy in school-age children with asthma.

Methods

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.

Results

Times of asthma attacks, emergency and missing school days decreased significantly compared with the control group. Pulmonary function improved.

Conclusion

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.

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Child Health Care, Women and Children Health Institute

Copyright

© Chen; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2014

This article is published under license to BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication waiver (http://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/) applies to the data made available in this article, unless otherwise stated.

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