Do pediatric healthcare providers know how to use metered dose inhaler plus spacer devices?

Kelechi Iheagwara, Iman Sharif, Philip O. Ozuah

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Abstract

We tested whether health practitioners correctly used MDI-spacer devices. Of 122 subjects, 89% had instructed a patient on using a spacer. Whilst performance with the Aerochamber was the best, only 3% correctly demonstrated all the steps for that device.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)172-173
Number of pages2
JournalPrimary Care Respiratory Journal
Volume14
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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