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Asthma medication knowledge not linked to caregiver socioeconomic status

Asthma medication knowledge not linked to caregiver socioeconomic status
May 6, 2016

BALTIMORE — Caregiver knowledge and confidence in asthma management was not influenced by socioeconomic status, with poor medication knowledge commonly reported, according to survey data presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting.

“Regardless of socioeconomic status, our study demonstrated confusion surrounding the difference between controller and quick-relief inhaler medications and when to use each,” Stacie J. Lampkin, PharmD, clinical assistant professor at D’Youville College School of Pharmacy, told Infectious Diseases in Children.

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