Pharmaceutical Care Services for Asthma Patients: A Controlled Intervention Study

  title={Pharmaceutical Care Services for Asthma Patients: A Controlled Intervention Study},
  author={Martin Schulz and Frank Verheyen and Stephan Muehlig and Joachim Michael M{\"u}ller and Katrin M{\"u}hlbauer and E Knop-Schneickert and Franz Petermann and Karl Christian Bergmann},
  journal={Journal of clinical pharmacology},
  volume={41 6},
As asthma is associated with an enormous social, psychological, and economic burden, various patient education programs have been developed to improve outcomes, including quality of life. The authors evaluated the effectiveness of community pharmacy-based interventions on lung function, health-related quality of life, and self-management in asthma patients in a 12-month controlled intervention study in 26 intervention and 22 control pharmacies. Pharmacies opted whether to take part as… CONTINUE READING
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