January 16th 2020
As CF survival increases, traditional and emerging comorbidities will overlap and complicate care. Test your CF insight with our quiz.
December 16th 2019
Try these 7 questions on guideline-oriented cystic fibrosis diagnosis and treatment.
December 9th 2019
Measures used to assess medication adherence in cystic fibrosis patients may overestimate use of therapy, according to results of a new study.
December 5th 2019
Authors of a recent review of CF-specific care support technology advise that if the technology adds to treatment burden, it won't be effective.
November 11th 2019
Part II on CF medication adherence solutions at Fairview Health Services focuses on how the specialty pharmacy staff helps patients better manage barriers.
8 Questions on Personalized Medicine for Cystic Fibrosis
Take this brief test to find out what you know about key developments in the evolution of this emerging treatment option.
Risk Factors for Gaps in Cystic Fibrosis Care
Risk factors that may help identify CF patients vulnerable to gaps in care include younger age, insurance status, and geographic change.
10 New Drugs for Primary Care: Q4 2019
Two first-in-class migraine drugs, the first generic version of NuvaRing®, and 7 more fourth quarter FDA-approved drugs for primary care.
10 Cystic Fibrosis Resources for Patients, Caregivers, Clinicians
For people with CF, their caregivers, loved ones, and clinicians, click through summaries of 10 well-established sources of support for all aspects of the condition.
How to Screen & Treat Depression in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis
The burden of poor mental health among CF patients is significant and impacts all aspects of disease management. Test yourself on international best practices for screening and treatment.
Depression & Anxiety in Cystic Fibrosis: Annual Screening Required
Depression in people with cystic fibrosis is 2 times higher than in the general population and among their caretakers, 3 times higher. The toll on treatment adherence is significant.
Improving CF Medication Adherence: A Specialty Pharmacy at Work
Cystic fibrosis medication adherence rates at Fairview Health Services in Minneapolis are 70% higher than at retail pharmacies. Patient Care found out why. Interview, here.
FDA Approves Breakthrough Medication for Cystic Fibrosis
Trikafta™ is the first triple combination therapy approved for the treatment of the most common cystic fibrosis mutation.
How Can Motivational Interviewing Help Improve Medication Adherence in CF?
Rates of adherence to cystic fibrosis treatment plans have been reported as low as 36%. The motivational interviewing approach could help, according to MI trainer Ellen R. Glovsky, PhD, RD, LDN.
Motivational Interviewing: A Brief Introduction
Motivational interviewing uses the common human problem of ambivalence about change to help clients shape their own solutions.
Cystic Fibrosis Guideline Update: 7 Questions
Cystic fibrosis treatment guidelines must evolve to keep pace with new treatments and disease knowledge. Try 7 questions on the latest iteration.
New CF Adherence Intervention Starts Strong
Pilot study success with a new cystic fibrosis treatment adherence tool may augur similar positive results from current RCT. Outcomes are due, soon.
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