Asthma Inhaler Confusion: The Right Medication, Right Technique at the Right Time (CE Nurse)
Despite asthma guidelines and improved medications, asthma control is still lacking in many. patients. There is no question that confusion about which. inhaler to use at which time along. with the inability to use inhalers correctly accounts for many of the problems in achieving. asthma control. There are also changes in treatment algorithms that are becoming important and need to be reviewed.
- Patients and physicians need to be aware that incorrect inhaler use is an important reason for poor asthma control
- Review inhaler use regularly with patients
- Dedicate time reviewing inhaler technique on each patient visit