Asthma Conf 09: Improving Patient Compliance

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the National Jewish Hospital/Johns Hopkins study, how many parents of asthma patients self-reported accurate medication adherence?
    • A. 

      A median of 5%

    • B. 

      A median of 32%

    • C. 

      A median of 56%

    • D. 

      A median of 94%

  • 2. 
    What’s the level of adherence maintained when feedback is given weekly to patients for adherence, according to the study by Onyirimba et al?
    • A. 

      ~20%

    • B. 

      ~40%

    • C. 

      ~50%

    • D. 

      ~70%

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are direct methods of assessing adherence? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Measuring clinic attendance

    • B. 

      Observation

    • C. 

      Electronic monitors

    • D. 

      Patient diaries

  • 4. 
    What methods can help to improve erratic adherence patients? (select one)  
    • A. 

      Link medication use to existing routine

    • B. 

      Use cues and reminder aids

    • C. 

      Duplicate medication locations

    • D. 

      Simplify medication schedule

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Identify an effective technique which will often help to resolve a patient’s concerns with medication adherence.
    • A. 

      Motivational interviewing

    • B. 

      Assess patient’s quality of life

    • C. 

      Link patient’s concerns to patient goals

    • D. 

      Remind patient that this medication can improve quality of life

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