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Research & Reviews  15 results

A Community-Based Participatory Research Approach to Hurricane Katrina: When Disasters,...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7483104
American Journal of Public Health; Lichtveld M, Covert H et. al.

Aug 21st, 2020 - In 2005, Hurricane Katrina resulted in long-term flooding of 80% of New Orleans, Louisiana. Mold-infested homes gave rise to concerns about increased childhood asthma. To address these concerns, a diverse community-academic partnership used a comm...

Home visits for pediatric asthma - A strategy for comprehensive asthma management throu...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cppeds.2020.100753
Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care; Anderson ME, Zajac L et. al.

Mar 8th, 2020 - Families often struggle to manage their child's asthma. Clinicians caring for children with asthma struggle too as they are tasked with balancing the limited time available in clinic and the need to provide comprehensive care. As a direct conseque...

Children With Asthma in New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00426634

Dec 12th, 2019 - This document presents the protocol for conducting the Head-off Environmental Asthma in Louisiana (HEAL) study in New Orleans, Louisiana. The goal of the HEAL study is to implement and test an Asthma Counselor (AC) intervention program that addres...

Allergic and Environmental Asthma
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/137501-overview

Oct 7th, 2019 - Overview Asthma is a clinical syndrome characterized by episodic reversible airway obstruction, increased bronchial reactivity, and airway inflammation. Asthma results from complex interactions among inflammatory cells, their mediators, airway epi...

Characterizing environmental asthma triggers and healthcare use patterns in Puerto Rico.
https://doi.org/10.1080/02770903.2019.1612907
The Journal of Asthma : Official Journal of the Associati... Lewis LM, Mirabelli MC et. al.

Jun 13th, 2019 - Objective: Asthma carries a high burden of disease for residents of Puerto Rico. We conducted this study to better understand asthma-related healthcare use and to examine potential asthma triggers.Methods: We characterized asthma-related healthcar...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  4 results

Children With Asthma in New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00426634

Dec 12th, 2019 - This document presents the protocol for conducting the Head-off Environmental Asthma in Louisiana (HEAL) study in New Orleans, Louisiana. The goal of the HEAL study is to implement and test an Asthma Counselor (AC) intervention program that addres...

Community Healthcare for Asthma Management and Prevention of Symptoms
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02454192

Apr 7th, 2016 - In this study, investigators combined childhood asthma counseling and environmental interventions proven effective in previous NIH-funded clinical trials, the National Cooperative Inner-City Asthma Study (NCICAS) and the Inner-City Asthma Study (I...

Pathogenesis and Genetics of Environmental Asthma Ozone Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00574158

Sep 29th, 2014 - The goals of the research are designed to accomplish genetic association studies of candidate genes in healthy normal individuals exposed to 0.2 ppm for 2.25 hours with intermittent exercise in order to search for associations between defined geno...

The Genetics of Environmental Asthma
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00018096

May 6th, 2008 - The overall goal of this project is to identify genes that are involved in the development of airflow obstruction and airway inflammation in asthmatics, and to determine whether polymorphisms in these differentially expressed genes predispose indi...

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News  1 results

Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Allergic Asthma?
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/895678_6

Jun 4th, 2019 - These are signs that asthma is not well controlled: Symptoms more than 2 days per week Nighttime awakenings one to three times per week Short-acting beta-agonist use (rescue) more than 2 days per week Some limitation in normal activity FEV1 or pea...

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