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PELICAN: a quality of life instrument for childhood asthma: Study Protocol of two Randomized Controlled Trials in Primary and Specialized Care in the Netherlands

van Bragt, Stephanie; van den Bemt, Lisette; Thoonen, Bart; van Weel, Chris; Merkus, Peter; Schermer, Tjard


BACKGROUND Asthma is one of the major chronic health problems in children in the Netherlands. The Pelican is a paediatric asthma-related quality of life instrument for children with asthma from 6-11 years old, which is suitable for clinical practice in primary and specialized care. Based on this instrument, we developed a self-management treatment to improve asthma-related quality of life. The Pelican intervention will be investigated in different health care settings. Results of intervention...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012-08-30
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Pediatrics
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2431-12-137


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