Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine

ISSN: 2161-105X

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David Selvaggio

Department of Pulmonology, Saint Camillus International University of Health Sciences, Rome, Italy

  • Research Article   
    Asthma Control: Adoption of Novel E-devices
    Author(s): David Selvaggio*

    Background: Although inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting β2-agonists are well-established as the cornerstone of asthma treatment, patient adherence has been consistently shown to be suboptimal. In fact, non-adherence has a negative impact on asthma control, patient quality of life and therapy cost effectiveness. Non-adherence to prescribed treatments appears to be a mostly predominant phenomenon in the asthma population, sensibly limiting patients’ quality of life, and negatively impacting on the overall sustainability of healthcare systems. Electronic devices can reasonably improve patient’s adherence to treatments by providing regular reminders and motivational messages. Moreover, they can collect real-life data on drug usage to retrieve possible patterns associated with increased compliance. Objective: The Turbu+TM pr.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2161-105X.2022.12.606

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