Purpose

This project seeks to test and refine an adapted/expanded version of a previously created ASTHMAXcel app.

Condition

Eligibility

Eligible Ages
Between 15 Years and 21 Years
Eligible Genders
All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
No

Inclusion Criteria

  • English-speaking individuals between 15-21
  • Persistent asthma (diagnosis made by a healthcare provider)
  • On a daily controller medication
  • Able to give informed consent
  • Smartphone (iOS or Android) access

Exclusion Criteria

  • Use of oral corticosteroids in the 2 weeks prior to the baseline visit
  • Pregnancy
  • Severe psychiatric or cognitive problems that would prohibit an individual from understanding and completing the protocol
  • Patients that previously received the ASTHMA-Educator application

Study Design

Phase
N/A
Study Type
Interventional
Allocation
Randomized
Intervention Model
Single Group Assignment
Intervention Model Description
Study will eventually compare health outcomes between a group given the ASTHMAXcel intervention and a group given Usual Care
Primary Purpose
Supportive Care
Masking
None (Open Label)

Arm Groups

ArmDescriptionAssigned Intervention
Experimental
Intervention Arm
This group will download the ASTHMAXcel application and use it for the duration of the study
  • Other: ASTHMAXcel App
    ASTHMAXcel includes interactive games, educational videos, quizzes and personalized feedback to teach different aspects of asthma management.
No Intervention
Usual Care Arm
This group will just receive normal provider care

Recruiting Locations

Montefiore Medical Center
Bronx, New York 10467
Contact:
Sunit Jariwala, MD
718-920-4767
sjariwal@montefiore.org

More Details

Status
Recruiting
Sponsor
Montefiore Medical Center

Study Contact

Sunit Jariwala, MD
(718) 920-4767
sjariwal@montefiore.org

Detailed Description

The study will test the adapted app on participants ages 15-21 (recruited from outpatient primary and specialty care sites at Montefiore) with asthma, for a period of 6 weeks, and will conduct formative and summative evaluation of the application's functionality and usability. The investigators will also be collecting process and clinical outcomes.

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