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PELICAN: a cluster-randomized controlled trial in Dutch general practices to assess a self-management support intervention based on individual goals for children with asthma.

van Bragt, Stephanie; van den Bemt, Lisette; Kievits, Regien; Merkus, Peter; Van Weel, Chris; Schermer, Tjard R.J.


Objective: Insufficient asthma management leads to impaired health-related quality of life (HRQL). The aim of this study is to assess whether individualized self-management (ISM) support will improve HRQL in children with asthma compared to enhanced usual care (EUC) in Dutch general practices. Methods: A cluster-randomized controlled trial with 9-month follow-up. ISM is a nurse-led intervention that is optimized to the needs of children, leading to a written action plan. Power calculation...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Asthma
DOI: 10.3109/02770903.2014.952439


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