Factors influencing medication adherence amongst difficult-to-treat asthma patients

@inproceedings{Cao2017FactorsIM,
  title={Factors influencing medication adherence amongst difficult-to-treat asthma patients},
  author={Qi Cao and M S Y Koh and A C A Yii and Adrian Kw Chan and Thun How Ong and Su Ying Low and Keng Leong Tan and Yu Heng Kwan and Xiaohui Xin and Rehena Sultana and Jin Liu and Devanand Anantham},
  year={2017}
}
Background: Medication non-adherence contributes to asthma mortality and morbidity. Aim: To investigate medication adherence in patients followed up in the Difficult-to-treat (DTT) asthma clinic and to explore factors influencing medication adherence in Singapore. Methods: Patients in the DTT asthma clinic and were on Step 4/5 of Global Initiative for Asthma treatment ladder were included. Data on demographic, socioeconomic, patient activation measure (PAM), health beliefs, cognitive function… CONTINUE READING

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