Patients' perceptions of the potential of breathing training for asthma: a qualitative study.

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Arden-Close, Emily ; Teasdale, E. ; Tonkin-Crine, S. ; Pitre, N. ; Stafford-Watson, M. ; Gibson, D. ; Bruton, A. ; Thomas, M. ; Yardley, L. (2013)

Poor symptom control is common in asthma. Breathing training exercises may be an effective adjunct to medication; it is therefore important to understand facilitators and barriers to uptake of breathing training exercises.
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