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The Clinical Takeaway: Inhaler Devices – Strategies for better technique, compliance and adherence

The Clinical Takeaway: Inhaler Devices – Strategies for better technique, compliance and adherence

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In this episode:

 

– Triple therapy for asthma has efficacy and safety benefits but consider carefully before making the switch
– It is essential to exclude patient barriers such as technique and adherence before concluding that the medication regime needs to be intensified
– GPs are best placed to work through the complex issues with our patients

 

 

 

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

 

Total time: 38 mins

 

Guest: Prof Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich, Medical Researcher and Respiratory Pharmacist

 

 

Recommended resources:

 

Identifying patients at risk of poor asthma outcomes specifically associated with inhaler technique
Addressing Nonadherence in Real Life – The Importance of an Evidence-Based Pragmatic Approach
Subscribe to the Woolcock GP newsletter
Woolcock Clinic Respiratory Referral Form
Woolcock Respiratory Service brochure
Woolcock Lung Function Testing brochure

 

 

 

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