TITLE

Knowledge Limited for Accurately Measuring Contents of Metered Dose Inhalers

AUTHOR(S)
Spellman, Marguerite
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
Pulmonary Reviews;Aug2008, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on the measurement of the contents of a metered dose inhaler (MDI). It references a study presented at the American Thoracic Society's 104th International Conference. Researchers found that neither providers nor patients have knowledge in determining the remaining doses in a MDI. They concluded that using a counting device can limit the financial and social burdens from other comorbidities acquired as a result from not receiving adequate medications.
ACCESSION #
34072849

 

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