Factors related to good asthma control using different medical adherence scales in Latvian asthma patients: an observational study

@inproceedings{Smits2017FactorsRT,
  title={Factors related to good asthma control using different medical adherence scales in Latvian asthma patients: an observational study},
  author={Dins Smits and Girts Briģis and Jana Pavāre and Baiba Mauriņa and No{\"e}l C Barengo},
  booktitle={npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine},
  year={2017}
}
One of the main challenges in asthma control is adherence to pharmaceutical treatment. The aim of this study was to test the association between adherence to asthma medication, control and medical beliefs, cognitive and emotional perceptions using three different validated questionnaires. Beliefs about asthma medicine, cognitive and emotional factors were determined in a cross-sectional survey of patients attending outpatient pulmonologist practices in Latvia (n = 352). The validated Beliefs… CONTINUE READING
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