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Objective measurements of compliance in asthma treatment.

Authors
  • Chmelik, F
  • Doughty, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of allergy
Publication Date
Dec 01, 1994
Volume
73
Issue
6
Pages
527–532
Identifiers
PMID: 7998669
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Despite an extensive educational program in the self-management of asthma, compliance with recommended treatment was only 40%. Electronic monitoring of peak expiratory flow rate and inhaler usage can provide early identification of patients who do not comply.

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