Parameters affecting inhalation therapy adherence in elderly patients with chronic obstructive lung disease and asthma


TURAN O., TURAN P. A. , MİRİCİ A.

GERIATRICS & GERONTOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, vol.17, no.6, pp.999-1005, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ggi.12823
  • Journal Name: GERIATRICS & GERONTOLOGY INTERNATIONAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.999-1005
  • Keywords: adherence, cognitive functions, elderly, inhalation, patient education, DOSE INHALER TECHNIQUE, PULMONARY-DISEASE, OLDER-ADULTS, COPD

Abstract

AimOne of the most significant problems in the treatment of elderly patients is incorrect use of inhaler devices. The purpose of the present study was to assess the parameters affecting treatment adherence among elderly patients.