Evid Based Nurs 1:11 doi:10.1136/ebn.1.1.11
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A nurse led home management training programme reduced readmissions to the hospital in children with acute asthma

Nurse led home management education v usual care*

Outcome up to 14 months Education EER Usual Care CER RRR (95% CI) ARR |EER- CER| NNT (CI)
*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, ARR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
Readmission 8.3% 25% 67%(31 to 84) 16% 7 (4 to 16)

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