Hong Kong Med J 2007;13(Suppl 3):S40-3
The effectiveness of four different educational interventions for asthma patients
P Lam, M Tong, SK Lo, CM Lao, BPY Ho, C Ma, NH Wong
Central Nursing Division, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
1. Educational interventions directed at asthma patients were followed by significant improvements in knowledge about the disease and quality of life.
2. There was no significant difference between pamphlets, audiotapes, and videotapes in terms of improving the patient knowledge and quality of life.
3. Seminars were found to be the most adaptable and acceptable one among the four educational means.