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Table 4 Mean % of consultations in which the compliance to prescribed medication and inhaling technique was discussed, instruction was given in inhaling medication and in adapting medication in case of more respiratory problems

From: Consultation performance of general practitioners when supported by an asthma/COPDC-service

Available information Compliance discussed Inhalation technique discussed Inhalation instruction given Correct dosis/use explained Self management instruction
No ACs-support 39% 26% 29% 25% 28%
ACs- support 42% 31% 29% 28% 43%
p (t -2,3 =.18, p=0,18; 95% C.I. -.08/+.40) (t -2,3 =.22, p=0,43; 95% C.I. -.14/+.30) (t -2,3 =.20, p=0,77; 95% C.I. -.28/+.38) (t -2,3 =.20, p=1,0; 95% C.I. -.30/+.30) (t -2,3 =.17, p=0,67; 95% C.I. -.21/+.32)
  1. Differences between support of the AC-service and no support (p).