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Title: Controller Inhalers: Overview of Devices, Instructions for Use, Errors, and Interventions to Improve Technique.

Authors: Gleeson, Patrick K; Feldman, Scott; Apter, Andrea J

Published In J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract, (2020 Jul - Aug)

Abstract: Inadequate inhaler technique in persistent asthma is frequently reported. However, there is little consensus on inhaler checklists, and critical elements of technique are not uniformly described. In addition, inhaler error rates and risk factors for poor technique are variable across studies. This Clinical Commentary Review summarizes the literature on inhaler design, use, and interventions to improve technique. Our aim is to help clinicians identify patients with poor inhaler technique, recognize the most important errors, and correct technique using evidence-based interventions.

PubMed ID: 32173505 Exiting the NIEHS site

MeSH Terms: No MeSH terms associated with this publication

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