Annual Congress Vienna 2012

Saturday, 01.09.2012
Sunday, 02.09.2012
Monday, 03.09.2012
Tuesday, 04.09.2012
Wednesday, 05.09.2012

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2012; 40: Suppl. 56, abstract number.

Improving adherence to maintenance medication in asthma: new tools for the clinician

Chairs: G. Hedlin (Stockholm, Sweden), M. Fletcher (Warwick, United Kingdom)
Aims: The aims of this symposium are to:
- review data on adherence in relation to asthma control in adults and children;
- present an overview of data on the impact of patient's illness and medication beliefs on adherence to maintenance medication in asthma;
- discuss how clinicians can improve adherence to maintenance medication in children and adults with asthma by specific communication techniques in follow-up visits.
Organising your asthma clinic: how to optimise adherence to maintenance therapy
P.L.P. Brand (Zwolle, Netherlands)
Slide presentationMultimedia files
Slide presentationMultimedia files