These asthmatics are a doctor's best patients. They have their bronchodilator with them at all times, but only use it when necessary. They religiously take their controller, anti-inflammatory medicines. These are the patients that may visit the ER rarely, for breathing emergencies, but they take the information and education they are given and follow it, so they don't have to return to the ER.
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