A text message programme designed to modify patients’ illness and treatment beliefs improves self-reported adherence to asthma preventer

@inproceedings{Weinman2012ATM,
  title={A text message programme designed to modify patients’ illness and treatment beliefs improves self-reported adherence to asthma preventer},
  author={John A. Weinman and Keith J Petrie and Kate Perry and Elizabeth Broadbent},
  year={2012}
}
Background: Asthma is a common medical condition caused by chronic inflammation of the airways. Characteristic symptoms of the illness include attacks of shortness of breath, wheezing, tightness in the chest, and cough. Asthma is commonly treated by inhaled corticosteroids, which help to suppress inflammation of the airways and reduce the frequency of severe symptoms and attacks. This medication in the form of inhalers is known as preventer or controller medication and many patients also take… CONTINUE READING