Corpus ID: 23262320

Compliance and outcomes in patients with asthma.

  title={Compliance and outcomes in patients with asthma.},
  author={George Cochrane},
  volume={52 Suppl 6},
  • George Cochrane
  • Published in Drugs 1996
  • Medicine
  • The severity of asthma varies within and between individuals, and the disease has a variable impact on quality of life. Disease severity can be modified but not cured by long term anti-inflammatory therapy. Compliance with, or adherence to, such therapeutic regimens is difficult, and it is affected by a number of factors. Patterns of compliance are variable; some patients take only half the prescribed drug all the time, while others take all their prescribed medication for a while and then… CONTINUE READING

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