Adherence to inhaled medications: Why does it matter?

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Shajahan P Sulaiman

Abstract

Medications in the inhaled form have revolutionized the management and outcome of obstructive airway disorders. Though an age-old concept, patients opting for inhalers as the preferred modality of treatment seems to below. The patient’s ability to use inhaled devices appropriately and the adherence to the treatment protocol is likely to be influenced by their beliefs, attitudes, and concerns about the use of inhalers.

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Editorial
Author Biography

Shajahan P Sulaiman

Additional Professor of Pulmonary Medicine,

Government TD Medical College

Alappuzha