Assessment of patient acceptance and inhalation technique of a pressurized aerosol inhaler and two breath-actuated devices.

@article{Nimmo1993AssessmentOP,
  title={Assessment of patient acceptance and inhalation technique of a pressurized aerosol inhaler and two breath-actuated devices.},
  author={C J Nimmo and Deng Neng Chen and S M Martinusen and T L Ustad and David N. Ostrow},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  year={1993},
  volume={27 7-8},
  pages={922-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess inhalation technique in patients after written instruction alone, written and verbal instruction, and clinical use of two new inhalation devices. DESIGN Randomized, crossover evaluation of the albuterol Diskhaler and the terbutaline Turbuhaler. SETTING Canadian tertiary-care hospital. PATIENTS Twenty hospitalized adults with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease currently using an albuterol metered-dose inhaler (MDI). Nineteen patients received Diskhaler, 16… CONTINUE READING

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