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A randomised trial of self-management planning for adult patients admitted to hospital with acute asthma.

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BACKGROUND: There is still debate over the benefit of self-management programmes for adults with asthma. A brief self-management programme given during a hospital admission for acute asthma was tested to determine whether it would reduce readmission. METHOD: A randomised controlled trial was performed in 280 adult patients with acute asthma admitted over 29 months. Patients on the self-management programme (SMP) received 40-60 minutes of education supporting a written self-management plan. Co...

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10.1136/thorax.57.10.869

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Godden, DJ More by this author
Friend, JA More by this author
McKenzie, L More by this author
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Journal:
Thorax
Volume:
57
Issue:
10
Pages:
869-874
Publication date:
2002-10-05
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EISSN:
1468-3296
ISSN:
0040-6376
URN:
uuid:64331afa-5b13-46cd-861f-9d42814ca6de
Source identifiers:
24656
Local pid:
pubs:24656

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