Abstract| Volume 48, ISSUE 4, P525, April 2015

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Community Health Worker Home Visits for Adults With Uncontrolled Asthma—The Homebase Trial Randomized Clinical Trial

Krieger J, Song L, Philby M. JAMA Intern Med 2015;175:109−17.
      The effectiveness of self-management of asthma depends largely on the extent to which a person has learned such skills. Studies have established the success of home-based self-management support for improving asthma control in children. This randomized parallel-group controlled study investigated the Home-Based Asthma Support and Education (HomeBASE) trial, and hypothesized that community health workers (CHWs) could reduce morbidity among adults with uncontrolled asthma by providing in-home self-management support.
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