Assessing and maximising patients’ adherence to asthma treatment
Maximising the patient’s adherence to the medication regimen – as agreed after discussion of goals with the patient or carer – is essential to effective asthma management. Assessing and encouraging adherence should be considered at each encounter with patients and carers.
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Asking about whether patients are taking asthma medicines as prescribed
Encouraging patients to take asthma medicines as agreed