4 Tips for Discussing Your Pulmonary Therapy Treatment With Your Doctor

A recent study found that around half of the idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients surveyed had not been fully informed about their treatment by their healthcare team, yet 93 percent of respondents said they wanted to learn about treatments and therapies directly from their doctor rather than other sources.

MORE: Only half of IPF patients talk to doctors about treatments.

Understanding how medications work and what the treatment options are for IPF gives those living with the disease some autonomy over their health, arming them with information to make informed decisions about their future treatment. But how can IPF patients get more from their doctors’ appointments?

With help from fightipf.co.uk, we’ve come up with a list of tips to help you learn more about your treatment, including what questions you should be asking your doctor.

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