Inhalatortyper og inhalationsteknik ved behandling af astma og kronisk obstruktiv lungesygdom
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A wide catalogue of inhalers is available today as described in this review, but many patients and healthcare professionals do not know how to use inhalers correctly. However, knowledge of the working principles and pros and cons of the various inhaler types may improve patient education and the correct choice of device. Which inhaler is the best suited cannot be determined without measuring the patient's inspiration flow and controlling the ability to coordinate and handle a device. Extra-fine particles from pressurised metered dose inhalers, dry powder inhalers and soft mist inhalers give new perspectives on disease control as optimal coordination, and flow pattern is less crucial.
|Bidragets oversatte titel||Inhalers and inhalation techniques in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease|
|Tidsskrift||Ugeskrift for Laeger|
|Status||Udgivet - 2019|
- Administration, Inhalation, Asthma/therapy, Dry Powder Inhalers, Equipment Design, Humans, Metered Dose Inhalers, Nebulizers and Vaporizers, Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive/therapy