Effectiveness of Same Versus Mixed Asthma Inhaler Devices: A Retrospective Observational Study in Primary Care

@inproceedings{Price2012EffectivenessOS,
  title={Effectiveness of Same Versus Mixed Asthma Inhaler Devices: A Retrospective Observational Study in Primary Care},
  author={David J Price and Henry Chrystyn and Alan Kaplan and John Haughney and Miguel Rom{\'a}n-Rodr{\'i}guez and Annie Burden and Alison Chisholm and Elizabeth V Hillyer and Julie von Ziegenweidt and Muzammil Ali and Thys van der Molen},
  booktitle={Allergy, asthma & immunology research},
  year={2012}
}
PURPOSE Correct use of inhaler devices is fundamental to effective asthma management but represents an important challenge for patients. The correct inhalation manoeuvre differs markedly for different inhaler types. The objective of this study was to compare outcomes for patients prescribed the same inhaler device versus mixed device types for asthma controller and reliever therapy. METHODS This retrospective observational study identified patients with asthma (ages 4-80 years) in a large… CONTINUE READING
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