Self-management behaviors in older adults with asthma: associations with health literacy.

  title={Self-management behaviors in older adults with asthma: associations with health literacy.},
  author={Alex D. Federman and Michael S. Wolf and Anastasia Sofianou and Melissa E Martynenko and Rachel C. O'Connor and Ethan A. Halm and Howard Leventhal and Juan P Wisnivesky},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  volume={62 5},
OBJECTIVES To examine self-management behaviors, including medication adherence and inhaler technique, in older adults with asthma and their association with health literacy. DESIGN Observational cohort study. SETTING Primary care and pulmonary specialty practices in two tertiary academic medical centers and three federally qualified health centers in New York, New York, and Chicago, Illinois. PARTICIPANTS Adults with moderate or severe persistent asthma aged 60 and older (N = 433… CONTINUE READING
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