Patient education in bronchial asthma: analysis of feedback from parents

Sunil Taneja, Samarth Vohra, Neha Agarwal, Debasis Kundu


Bronchial asthma is the most common chronic illness encountered in day to day practice. In spite of a sound knowledge of its pathogenesis and availability of proper medications patient adherence to Asthma medications does not exceed fifty percent. A variety of patients, healthcare provider education programs have been conducted but none has been ideal and probably each centre or practicing pediatrician needs to develop his own education program as there is none which is ideal.

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