TITLE

An audit of compliance of inhaled steroid medication in Maltese asthmatic children. A comparison between 2008 and 2014

AUTHOR(S)
Vella, Cecil; Bezzina, Gianluca; Urpani, Matthew
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
Malta Medical Journal;2014, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study conducted to analyse and compare the prevalence of poor compliance with prescribed inhaled corticosteroid medication in Maltese bronchial asthmatic children between December 2013 and March 2014 with that of in 2008. Topics include methods used to conduct the study, assessment of the impact of poor compliance on disease control and doctor-patient communication. The results indicate high compliance rate in the older asthmatic children.
ACCESSION #
97255441

 

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