Do newly diagnosed ILD patients with pulmonary fibrosis retain the information they are given, in order to make decisions?

Remembering a lot of information in one go can be challenging for patients, especially if they’ve just been diagnosed with a life-threatening disease.1 It may be hard to explain the complexities of ILD. This video reveals the patient experience of processing information at diagnosis.

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  1. Maher TM, et al. Identifying Barriers to Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Treatment: A Survey of Patient and Physician Views. Respiration. 2018;96(6):514-524. doi: 10.1159/000490667. Epub 2018 Aug 16.