TITLE

Consultations for asthma: will greater patient involvement deliver better health?

AUTHOR(S)
Griffiths, C. J.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Thorax;Mar2005, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p177
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article discusses self-management of asthma. People with asthma are faced with an illness whose causes and fluctuations are poorly understood, to be controlled with an often mysterious collection of inhalers. The realities of asthma self-management are often scepticism and low uptake. The consultation remains the most important opportunity for helping patients to develop the ability to manage their asthma. Rightly, the consultation continues to be subject to a range of critical perspectives.
ACCESSION #
16455978

 

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