publication . Article . 2020

ASSESSMENT OF ADHERENCE TO INHALERS IN COPD PATIENTS

Gikku Mariyam Varghese1*, Deepa Koshy2;
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  • Published: 05 Jun 2020
Abstract
BACKGROUND: Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are of significant concern worldwide owing to their high prevalence and substantial clinical and economic burden. Adherence to inhaler may be evaluated by the specific inhaler adherence questionnaire, the Test of Adherence to Inhalers (TAI). OBJECTIVE: To assess the adherence profiles to inhaled therapies in COPD patients. SETTING: A 500 bedded tertiary care hospital in South India. METHOD: A prospective observational study was carried out in a tertiary care hospital in South India with a sample size of 150. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE: To evaluate the adherence to inhalers in COPD patients and thereby...
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free text keywords: COPD; Inhalers; Adherence; Tai Questionnaire., COPD; Inhalers; Adherence; Tai Questionnaire.
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