What are the benefits of home healthcare visits in the treatment of asthma?

Updated: Oct 07, 2019
  • Author: John J Oppenheimer, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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Consider arranging a home visit to screen for environmental exposures and assess compliance with avoidance measures. According to a randomized, controlled evaluation of community health worker intervention with African American children hospitalized for asthma, the presence of an asthma coach can reduce hospitalization. [51]


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