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PLEASANT: Preventing and Lessening Exacerbations of Asthma in School-age children Associated with a New Term

Project title: PLEASANT: Preventing and Lessening Exacerbations of Asthma in School-age children Associated with a New Term

Call to action: 11/01 HTA Clinical Trials - July 2011 Board submission (Feb 11 deadline)

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Steven JuliousORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-9917-7636

Lead Author: Professor Steven JuliousORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-9917-7636

Contractor: The University of Sheffield

Cost: £437,966.96

Co-investigators: Dr Jonathan Boote, Dr Michelle Horspool, Dr William Henry Smithson, Ms Annie Wright, Ms Sarah Davis, Professor Cindy Cooper, Professor Heather Elphick, Professor Paul Norman, Professor Tjeerd van Staa.

Started: January 2013 | Status: Published December 2016

ISRCTN: 03000938

A medication reminder letter sent in July from GPs to parents/carers of school-age children with asthma did not reduce unscheduled contacts in September; but there appeared to be later effects and cost savings.

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