Impact of patient education provided by the pharmacist on use of dry powder inhalers- a controlled study
- At: 2009 FIP Congress in Istanbul (Turkey)
- Type: Poster
- By: SHABARAYA, Ramakrishna (Srinivas College of Pharmacy, Mangalore, India)
- Co-author(s): Rajendran, S D (JSS College of Pharmacy Ooty, India, OOTACAMUND, India)
Vishnusharma, M (Srinivas College of Pharmacy, MANGALORE, India)
Suresh, B (JSS College of Pharmacy Ooty, India, OOTACAMUND, India)
To study the impact of the education provided by the pharmacist on dry powder inhaler (Rotahaler) usage in asthma patients. This study is another method to assess the medication adherence, which implies that a patient submits to the prescribers authority.
METHODS: A parallel study was carried out through check list for eight sequential steps in.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.