Poor adherence with inhaled corticosteroids for asthma: can using a single inhaler containing budesonide and formoterol help?

@article{Sovani2008PoorAW,
  title={Poor adherence with inhaled corticosteroids for asthma: can using a single inhaler containing budesonide and formoterol help?},
  author={Milind P Sovani and Christopher I Whale and Janet Oborne and Sue Cooper and Kevin J Mortimer and Tommy Ekstroem and Anne E. Tattersfield and Tim Harrison},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2008},
  volume={58 546},
  pages={
          37-43
        }
}
BACKGROUND Poor adherence with inhaled corticosteroids is an important problem in asthma management. Previous approaches to improving adherence have had limited success. AIM To determine whether treatment with a single inhaler containing a long-acting beta(2)-agonist and a corticosteroid for maintenance treatment and symptom relief can overcome the problem of poor adherence with inhaled corticosteroids. DESIGN OF STUDY Randomised, parallel group, open-label trial. SETTING Forty-four… CONTINUE READING

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