When I found out my patient was in the hospital again for the third time in six months, I wondered why her asthma had flared. Was the cold weather bothering her? Was her treatment regimen inadequate? When I spoke with her, I discovered the heartbreaking truth: she had been limiting her albuterol inhaler use because she simply could not afford to take it as much as she needed. For many of ...


1 Pages
Join 145,000+ subscribers

Get the best of KevinMD in your inbox

Sign me up! It's free. 
✓ Join 145,000+ subscribers 
✓ Get KevinMD's 5 most popular stories
Subscribe. It's free.