Pharmacist-led intervention study to improve inhalation technique in asthma and COPD patients.

@article{Hmmerlein2011PharmacistledIS,
  title={Pharmacist-led intervention study to improve inhalation technique in asthma and COPD patients.},
  author={Andrea H{\"a}mmerlein and Uta Mueller and Martin Schulz},
  journal={Journal of evaluation in clinical practice},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          61-70
        }
}
UNLABELLED RATIONAL AND AIMS: Inhaled therapy is the mainstay of treatment in patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). For effectiveness of pharmacotherapy, correct use of medication is required. The aims of this study were to survey the quality of inhalation technique in patients and to determine the effect of a single intervention in community pharmacies by means of standardized procedures. METHODS A total of 757 patients with asthma or COPD were randomly… CONTINUE READING

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