Helping Childhood Asthma, one breath at a time
12
October

Helping Childhood Asthma, one breath at a time

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

according to the latest from the CDC 25 million people in this country have asthma and 6.3 million of them are children asthma is defined as a chronic disease and since there is no cure a well-executed asthma management plan is the best defense but for mothers of asthmatic children those best laid plans can […]


How to Use an MDI With a Spacer
07
October

How to Use an MDI With a Spacer

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

A lot of medicines come in a metered dose inhaler, also called an MDI. Always use these medications with a valved holding chamber called a spacer. There are different types of spacers. Follow the instructions provided with your spacer. Remove caps from the spacer and metered dose inhaler. Shake the MDI for three to five […]


Using an Inhaler with a Spacer Mask
09
September

Using an Inhaler with a Spacer Mask

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

inhalers with spacers using a mask an inhaler is the most common way to take asthma medicine in order to get the medicine all the way to the lungs you need to use a spacer if you don’t use a spacer only about one third of the medicine gets to the lungs the rest just […]


Asthma Spacer and Asthma Inhaler – for Kids with Asthma
24
August

Asthma Spacer and Asthma Inhaler – for Kids with Asthma

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , /

>>ALL: How to use an inhaler!>>IGGY: Hi Emily! Are you ready to show us how use an inhaler?>>COLTRON: Inhalers can come in all different shapes and sizes.>>BRONCHO: Now how are you supposed to use it? Like this??>>IGGY, COLTRON, BRONCHO: NOOOO!!!>>IGGY: That’s right, Emily! You can’t just puff it in your mouth! The medicine will get […]


What to do next when you call an ambulance for your child
24
August

What to do next when you call an ambulance for your child

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

If you have got somebody else in the house with you, you can ask them to call an ambulance while you administer some more puffs of blue to your child. So you can give on this occasion up to 10 puffs of the blue inhaler and again through the spacer, one puff at a time, […]