Improving Asthma Care for Very Low Birth Weight Infants

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University of Rochester

Status

Completed

Conditions

Asthma

Treatments

Behavioral: Asthma education for parents of very low birth weight infants

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT00156507
09653

Details and patient eligibility

About

Children born less than 1500 grams are being enrolled into a study to test the effectiveness of a parental educational intervention in reducing the risk of future breathing problems. The intervention teaches parents of these children how to reduce the risk of / and recognize breathing problems.

Enrollment

192 patients

Sex

All

Ages

30 days to 1 year old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

* Premature babies weighing less than 1500 grams at birth receiving care at Strong Memorial Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Exclusion criteria

* Non-English speaking parents

Trial design

Primary purpose

Prevention

Allocation

Non-Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

192 participants in 1 patient group

1
Experimental group
Description:
Parents of children in the experimental group receive asthma education prior to NICU discharge.
Treatment:
Behavioral: Asthma education for parents of very low birth weight infants

Trial contacts and locations

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