Suboptimal use of inhaled corticosteroids in children with persistent asthma: inadequate prescription, poor drug adherence, or both?

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STUDY OBJECTIVE To assess the use of inhaled corticosteroids in children with persistent asthma, including patients' adherence to these drugs and physicians' prescribing patterns, by using a novel drug adherence measure, the Proportion of Prescribed Days Covered (PPDC). DESIGN Retrospective analysis. DATA SOURCE Two administrative claims databases in… (More)
DOI: 10.1592/phco.30.11.1109

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@article{Pando2010SuboptimalUO, title={Suboptimal use of inhaled corticosteroids in children with persistent asthma: inadequate prescription, poor drug adherence, or both?}, author={Silvia Pando and Catherine Lemi{\`e}re and M F Beauchesne and Sylvie Perreault and Am{\'e}lie Forget and Lucie Blais}, journal={Pharmacotherapy}, year={2010}, volume={30 11}, pages={1109-16} }