Validation of scores of use of inhalation devices: valoration of errors *

@inproceedings{ZambelliSimes2015ValidationOS,
  title={Validation of scores of use of inhalation devices: valoration of errors
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},
  author={Let{\'i}cia Zambelli-Sim{\~o}es and Maria Cleusa Martins and Juliana Carneiro da Cunha Possari and Greice Borges Carvalho and Ana Carla Carvalho Coelho and Sonia Lucena Cipriano and Regina Maria de Carvalho-Pinto and Alberto Cukier and Rafael Stelmach},
  booktitle={Jornal brasileiro de pneumologia : publicacao oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Pneumologia e Tisilogia},
  year={2015}
}
OBJECTIVE To validate two scores quantifying the ability of patients to use metered dose inhalers (MDIs) or dry powder inhalers (DPIs); to identify the most common errors made during their use; and to identify the patients in need of an educational program for the use of these devices. METHODS This study was conducted in three phases: validation of the reliability of the inhaler technique scores; validation of the contents of the two scores using a convenience sample; and testing for… CONTINUE READING