Distance Education Versus Usual Care Qualification in Asthma Care
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Treatments||continuing education, usual care|
|Sponsor||Karine Margarites Lima|
|Collaborator||Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul|
|Start date||August 2010|
|End date||December 2011|
|Trial size||467 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT01595971, MED/FNS 774/08|
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of multifaceted educational interventions in the care of asthma, conducted remotely over the platform TelessaúdeRS in teams of the Family Health Strategy and the consequent clinical improvement patients.
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
|Masking||double blind (subject, investigator)|
|Primary purpose||health services research|
Symptom burden, measured as the number of self-reported asthma symptom days (ASD). ASD is based on 2 week recall.
time frame: six months
time frame: 6 months
Health care utilization
time frame: 6 meses
Proportion of patients in use inhaled corticosteroids
time frame: 6 meses
Male or female participants from 5 years up to 45 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - Practice:Participate in the Telessaúde/RS. Minimal staff consisting of a general practitioner, nurse, nurse and community health agents (CHA), ability to give at least ten patients diagnosed with asthma, located in a municipality to make available for free inhaled medication (short-acting bronchodilators and corticosteroids ) for the treatment of asthma and willingness to participate in the study. - Patients: 5 to 45 years with a diagnosis of asthma made by a physician and register at least one consultation for asthma or an asthma-related hospitalization during the year preceding the beginning of the study. Exclusion Criteria: - Patients with other chronic diseases with pulmonary complications such as tuberculosis, cancer and cystic fibrosis or those with severe mental illness
|Official title||Distance Education Versus Usual Care in the Qualification of Asthma Care: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial - RESPIRANET|
|Description||Cluster-randomized trial with follow-up of 6 months. The aim of this study is to determine whether multifaceted interventions performed at a distance for the care of asthma symptoms reduce overhead, improve asthma control and qualify the care provided to patients.|
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