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Asthma Clinicians Work Too Hard

Thomas F. Plaut, M.D.

If patients are to control their asthma, they need to understand basic information including the medicines and devices used to treat it. Guiding patients in their learning is a serious process. Excellent tools exist to aid in this endeavor. Unfortunately, these tools often are not used, or are used in an ineffective manner.

Over the past 25 years I have developed books, diaries, action plans, peak flow instructions and distance learning tools to help clinicians provide efficient and effective asthma care. I describe their use in this article.

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