New tools and methods are empowering both patients and providers to make an effective choice of asthma treatment
04 April 2022
- The decision and conversation aid for mild asthma were developed through a scientific process and through engagement with asthma patients and primary care providers, and in accordance with all qualifying and certifying criteria
- The goal of these newly developed tools is to help patients and providers to achieve that “shared decision making” in real practice
- Research reveals that open discussions can help patients and providers to reach shared treatment decisions that are based on both scientific evidence and individual patient goals and preferences
- “In the real world of busy clinics, lack of time and lack of practical resources to support conversations with patients make this hard to achieve,”
Dr. Myriam Gagné
EHealth Knowledge Translation Research GroupClick here to learn more.