International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014

Asthma Patients Knowledge Regarding Diagnosis and Treatment

Swati Kambli [4]

Abstract: In all; 50 consecutive patients of bronchial asthma attending in and out patient services of from Dr. D. Y Patil hospital and research center; Nerul; Navi Mumbai were interviewed using questionnaire to determine how well informed they are about their disease. Methodology-: A cross-sectional survey was conducted mumbai questionnaire regarding pathology; key history points; risk factors; diagnosis; and management of asthma. Findings-Majority of the patients had wrong concepts about etiology of disease management; inhaled therapy; immunotherapy and the prognosis of asthma. Conclusion- Sincere and sustained efforts are required to impart health education to the patients and help them to participate in the self-management plans for asthma.

Keywords: Asthma, Patient, Knowledge, diagnosis, treatment

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 6, June 2014,

Pages: 1871 - 1876

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