A randomized controlled trial of an interactive voice response telephone system and specialist nurse support for childhood asthma management

Cathy Xu, Mary Jackson, Paul Scuffham, Richard Wootton, Pamela May Simpson, Jennifer A Whitty, Rory St John Wolfe, Claire Wainwright

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To evaluate the effects of an automated interactive voice response system (IVR) and Specialist Nurse Support to reduce health care utilization and improve health-related quality of life in children with asthma. Study Design. A randomized controlled trial in 121 children with doctor-diagnosed asthma and an acute presentation with asthma in the previous 12 months aged between 3 and 16 years
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)768 - 773
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Asthma
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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