Cross-sectional survey study to examine underuse of twice daily inhaled maintenance therapy among patients with asthma.

@article{Stanford2018CrosssectionalSS,
  title={Cross-sectional survey study to examine underuse of twice daily inhaled maintenance therapy among patients with asthma.},
  author={Richard Hiraiwa Stanford and Chris Bell and Arpita Nag and Phaedra T Johnson and Michael P. Johnson and Angela Watkins},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  year={2018},
  pages={
          1-10
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Anecdotal evidence suggests that some patients with asthma intentionally use their twice-daily (BID) inhaled controller therapy once daily (QD), thus not achieving optimal dosing levels. This study identified the prevalence of and factors associated with intentional QD use of BID-indicated controllers among adult patients with asthma. METHODS This was a cross-sectional survey study of adults using inhaled controllers intended for BID dosing for treatment of asthma and/or COPD… CONTINUE READING

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