Thursday, April 03, 2008

Asthma Medication Adherence in Youth

Asthma tends to be stigmatized in our culture, this and complex treatment plans, makes it especially difficult for youth to adhere to treatment. This article clearly details types of non-adherence, such as inadequate inhalation technique and denial of being asthmatic, and methods to address them, including education for the whole family and telemonitoring interventions.