Correct technique for using aerosol inhaler devices
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Correct technique for using aerosol inhaler devices

Jane Leyshon Respiratory team leader, Education for Health, Warwick

Using an inhaler device correctly is essential to ensure that patients receive maximum benefit from their prescribed medication. The most effective inhaler device is one that the individual patient can and continues to use to deliver the right amount of medication consistently. This article discusses the key points to consider when using aerosol inhalers.

Nursing Standard. 21, 52,38-40. doi: 10.7748/ns2007.09.21.52.38.c6594

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j.leyshon@educationforhealth.org.uk

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review