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To assess the degree of medication adherence among asthma patients and association of asthma control level with the degree of adherence.
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Name: JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood. For children with persistent asthma, asthma control is largely related to controller medication adherence. With increasing calls for chi...
This study aimed to evaluate the factors that affect asthma control and adherence to treatment in newly diagnosed elderly asthmatics in Turkey compared with younger patients.
Medication management of asthma is based on level of asthma control. GINA defined criteria for asthma control include asking about daytime symptoms, limitation of activity, nocturnal symptoms/awakenin...
Swedish asthma guidelines recommend treating asthma with the lowest effective dose possible. These recommendations are both hard to follow and seldom considered enough in asthma care today. As an exam...
A stepwise therapeutic management is recommended for asthma patients by the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA). Little is known about the recommendations applied in real world settings. This study ai...
This is a randomized, controlled study that will compare two medication adherence strategies in adults with moderate or severe persistent asthma as a method for improving or maintaining tr...
Financial incentives have been suggested as a possible means for increasing adherence to asthma medications. This study will evaluate an incentive strategy (daily small reward for adherenc...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether providing patient medication adherence information on inhaled corticosteroid use to clinicians will result in improved patient adherence a...
Poor adherence to asthma controller medication may link to poor asthma outcome. A metered dose device with built-in dose counter helps physicians to monitor drug compliance in asthma patie...
This study will evaluate the role of using electronic sensors for asthma inhaler devices in monitoring medication adherence and asthma control
Asthma attacks caused, triggered, or exacerbated by OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE.
A vasodilator that also has bronchodilatory action. It has been employed in the treatment of angina pectoris, in the treatment of asthma, and in conjunction with ultraviolet light A, has been tried in the treatment of vitiligo. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1024)
A beta-adrenergic agonist used in the treatment of asthma and bronchospasms.
A beta-2 adrenergic agonist used in the treatment of ASTHMA and BRONCHIAL SPASM.
A glucocorticoid used in the management of ASTHMA, the treatment of various skin disorders, and allergic RHINITIS.
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The term allergy is used to describe a response, within the body, to a substance, which is not necessarily harmful in itself, but results in an immune response and a reaction that causes symptoms and disease in a predisposed person, which in turn can cau...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...