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March 7, 2011

Astoria Revisited: New Hope in the Struggle to Link Community- and School-Based Care?

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliation: Center for Health and Health Care in Schools, Department of Prevention and Community Health, George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, Washington, DC.

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011;165(3):279-281. doi:10.1001/archpediatrics.2010.289

The high prevalence of asthma, its persistent undertreatment, and the disparate consequences for poor, Hispanic, and non-Hispanic black children have prompted studies on how to improve treatment and outcomes for children. School-based interventions have demonstrated promise for securing better health status for children and reduced costs of care.1,2

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