Interpretation of common respiratory symptoms and atopic diseases by parents of asthmatic children and their perceptions towards asthma medication

Fauzi, Fazuliati (2002) Interpretation of common respiratory symptoms and atopic diseases by parents of asthmatic children and their perceptions towards asthma medication. Masters thesis, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

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    Abstract

    Kajian menunjukkan prevalen penyakit asma dan penyakit alahan semakin meningkat. Samada ia menunjukkan peningkatan yang sebenar adalah bergantung kepada bagaimana ibubapa menjawab soalan kajian tersebut. Penyiasatan juga menunjukkan terdapat masalah didalam komplian terhadap ubat asma terutamanya ubat inhalasi. Objektif: 1. Menyiasat interpretasi ibubapa terhadap gejala-gejala biasa penyakit asma dan alahan. 2. Untuk mengetahui anggapan ibubapa terhadap penggunaan ubat inhalasi didalam perawatan penyakit asma. Survey evidence indicates an increased prevalence of asthma and atopic diseases in childhood. Whether it represents the true increment depends on the ways in which parents respond to survey questions. Studies also showed that there are problems in compliance towards asthma medications especially inhalers. Objectives: 1. To investigate parents' interpretation of the common symptoms of asthma and atopic diseases. 2. To describe parents' perception towards the use of inhaled medication for asthma therapy.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Subjects: R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
    Divisions: Kampus Kesihatan (Health Campus) > Pusat Pengajian Sains Perubatan (School of Medical Sciences)
    Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
    Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2017 12:23
    Last Modified: 24 Aug 2017 12:23
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/36307

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