Ability of preschool children to use dry powder inhalers as evaluated by In-Check Meter.

@article{Adachi2006AbilityOP,
  title={Ability of preschool children to use dry powder inhalers as evaluated by In-Check Meter.},
  author={Yoko Saeki Adachi and Yuichi Adachi and Toshiko Itazawa and Junko Yamamoto and Gyokei Murakami and Toshio Miyawaki},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={62-5}
}
BACKGROUND Although current guidelines recommend the pressurized metered-dose inhaler with a spacer for preschool children with asthma, dry powder inhalers (DPI) may be a valuable treatment alternative. METHODS To evaluate the ability of preschool children to inhale through DPI, peak inspiratory flow rates (PIFR) of 57 healthy children aged 3-6 years were measured with In-Check Meter after practising with an instructor. Two different calibrated resistances were attached to the Meter to mimic… CONTINUE READING

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