|Has your child been prescribed a controller medication (e.g., Pulmicort, Flovent or Singulair)? If yes, how often is it supposed to be given?||
Tell me about yesterday.|
What medication(s) did you give?
How about the day before that?
|Go back as far as you need to get a sense of whether the meds are being given correctly or not|
|Is the controller medication(s) used every day as directed? How often are doses missed? How many missed doses in the last week?||If has been doing it correctly for more than 6 months||
(I STILL AM)
Possible Questions to help answer above question
Do you have controller medications at home now?
If no, why?
Have you ever tried to use them every day? How did your child respond?
Why did you stop?
Do you think that controller medications help the asthma?
|If doing it correctly at least for the last week||
|If doing it some of the time and intending to do better||
|If not doing it but thinking about how to do it||
|If not doing it because bogged down||
|If not doing it because don't believe in giving children regular meds||