Bronchial asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways affecting more than 300 million people worldwide. It is the most common chronic lung disease in childhood Aim: The study aimed
to improve pediatric asthma outcome by using self management skills. Design: Quasi experimental was used in this study.
Setting: study was conducted in the pediatric chest out-patient clinic, medical and emergency pediatric unit, at Assuit University Children Hospital and health insurance in Assuit city Tool one: Interview sheet: used in the study. Tool two: Observation check list for mothers and children
Result: showed that more than two thirds of mothers [66.7%] were housewives and came from rural areas. Males constituted [66.7] . while [33.3%] were females. There were significant improvement in knowledge and practice of the mother and their children and improvement in children outcome by using self management skills after the program. Recommendation. Future studies are recommended that would focus on the prevalence of bronchial asthma, methods of prevention and risk factors in some other nearby communities in Assiut Governorate and periodical seminars in the village for the public about bronchial asthma by the directors of rural and urban health units shared with professors in medicine and nursing in the University
Fatma Abd ElFatah Aly ,Amal Ahmed Mobarak ,Nahed Thabet Mohamed ,
[The effect of using self management skills in improving Childhood Bronchial asthma outcome],
Professional Med. J. -Q. 2015;
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