A new study found that adolescents with asthma may leave their physician’s office more informed if they receive a question prompt list on arrival.

Researchers gave 185 asthmatic adolescents a one-page list of 22 questions about asthma medications and asthma triggers, before the youngsters doctors’ appointments.

Previous studies have shown that physician-patient interactions are improved when patients have access to a “question prompt list,” which allows them to check the questions they want to ask during a visit and write in their own questions.


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