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The Respiratory Therapist's Critical Role in Cystic Fibrosis Management

There are many things to consider before creating a treatment plan

There are many things to consider before creating a treatment plan

When creating your treatment plan, here are some things to take into consideration:

  • Install apps on your phone for medication/therapy reminders.
  • Jot down reminders on your phone or computer about when to take your medication and when to undergo airway clearance.
  • Review your calendar ahead of time in order to determine when you are free to schedule any necessary doctors’ appointments.
  • Review your calendar ahead of time in order to make any necessary adjustments to your treatment schedule.
  • Create a routine schedule for your breathing and airway clearance treatments.
  • Jot down any daily obstacles you may be facing and talk them over with your CF care team during your next visit.
  • Figure out what motivates you and let that be your powerful reminder in achieving your treatment goals.