In general practice, where these drugs are most often prescribed, there may not be enough time to teach patients how to properly use inhalers.
In response, she created both a website and a foundation to teach patients and doctors about the disease.
For instance, many times the doctors reported that they had taught patients how to do home breast exams but had not, the report said.
And since they are sold over the counter, doctors rarely have the opportunity to teach patients how to use them.
Health care providers can teach patients how to prevent and take care of lymphedema at home.
The goal of the computer program is to teach patients about their disease and how to cope with it.
Pharmacists taught patients about medication; now I do it.
Or shaping can teach patients how to increase the time between bathroom visits.
He said his organization offers the prostheses, as well as counseling and physical therapy to teach patients how to use them.
Yet teaching doctors and patients to say no could be a losing battle.