(EN) – A practical guide to inhalers | Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland


Inhaler technique can be hard to get right even for a co-operative, well coordinated adult who is motivated and understands why they need to take an inhaler. They can be very challenging to give an unco-operative, sick or distressed child who might not understand what the inhaler is for. However it is not impossible. It will take practice, patience and you should keep doing this until you are good at this important skill.

You might need some expert advice and support from your practice nurse or a children’s asthma nurse specialist to help you understand how to give the inhalers effectively.

Using inhalers correctly can mean the difference between your child’s asthma being well controlled so they can lead a normal life or being poorly controlled with …

via My Lungs My Life

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