Evid Based Nurs 7:76 doi:10.1136/ebn.7.3.76
  • Treatment

A time limited, nurse led intervention reduced hospital readmissions in patients with asthma and a history of frequent admissions

Limited nurse focused (LNF) intervention v usual care (UC) for asthma*

Outcomes at 1 year LNF UC RRR (95% CI) NNT (CI)
†Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.
⩾2 readmissions 14% 33% 57% (7 to 81) 6 (3 to 58)

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