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Vol. 7 - Num. 2

Asthma in child and adolescent

Care programs for children with asthma in Spain. Current situation and proposals from tha Airways Network Group

Grupo de Vías Respiratorias de la AEPap


Reference of this article: Grupo de Vías Respiratorias de la AEPap. Care programs for children with asthma in Spain. Current situation and proposals from tha Airways Network Group. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2005;7 Supl 2:S173-188.

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Abstract

Asthma is the most prevalent health problem in children and adolescents. Its burden (from all points of view: economics, social, health?) compel us to a proper health care planning and organization. In Spain every year appears new Integrated Health Care Programs, involving wide sanitary sectors, emphasizing the Primary Care, the correct coordination between several areas (education, social, health), the health education, and the leading role of little patients and their families. This paper describes the Proposal of the Airways Network Group from the Primary Care Paediatrics Spanish Association, which is based on the communitarian intervention model.

Keywords

Asthma Health Care Organization Health Care Programs Teenagers

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