Inhaler reminders improve adherence with controller treatment in primary care patients with asthma
Juliet M Foster, Tim Usherwood, Lorraine Smith, Susan M Sawyer, Wei Xuan, Cynthia S Rand, Helen K Reddel
Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology | MOSBY-ELSEVIER | Published : 2014
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia
Funding for this study was provided by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (ID571053). The Asthma Control Test was used with permission of GlaxoSmithKline and in accordance with conditions specified by GlaxoSmithKline under the terms of its license with the copyright holder, QualityMetric Incorporated. One month's supply of controller and 1 spacer per patient was provided by GlaxoSmithKline. SmartTrack devices were purchased from Nexus6 (Auckland, New Zealand). SIM cards for the remote upload of adherence data were provided by Vodaphone, New Zealand. None of the above bodies had any role in the design, conduct, analysis, or interpretation of the study, nor did they see the manuscript before submission. The authors alone are responsible for the content and writing of the article.