How to use a Twisthaler Device
06
November

How to use a Twisthaler Device

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

–Introduction Music Plays– Like all of the DPIs, the Twisthaler requires an appropriate amount of inspiratory force and patient effort, therefore it should be inhaled with a quick, deep breath to deliver the medication appropriately to the lungs. Let’s watch as Casey describes and demonstrates how to use the Twisthaler to Mrs. Ryan. Hello, Mrs. […]


How to use a Handihaler Device
19
October

How to use a Handihaler Device

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

–Introduction Music Plays — Like all of the DPIs, the Handihaler requires an appropriate inspiratory force and patient effort. Therefore, it should be inhaled with a quick, deep breath to deliver the medication appropriately to the lungs. Let’s watch as Casey describes and demonstrates how to use the Handihaler to Mrs. Ryan. Hello Mrs. Ryan, […]


How to use an Aerolizer Inhaler Device
14
October

How to use an Aerolizer Inhaler Device

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

—-Introduction Music Plays— Like all of the dry powder inhalers, the Aerolizer requires an appropriate inspiratory force and patient effort. Therefore it should be inhaled with a quick, deep breath to deliver the medication appropriately to the lungs. Let’s watch as Casey describes and demonstrates how to use the Aerolizer to Mrs. Ryan. Hello Mrs. […]



Using an Inhaler
10
October

Using an Inhaler

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

Inhalers are small devices that deliver medications like bronchodilators and anti-inflammatory drugs to the lungs. Zooming in a little bit, bronchodilators open up the airways, allowing more air to flow into the lungs, and anti-inflammatory drugs reduce inflammation and swelling in the lungs. The first major class of inhalers is a metered dose inhaler. Metered […]


What does dry powder inhaler mean?
09
October

What does dry powder inhaler mean?

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

What does dry powder inhaler mean? dry powder inhaler. Noun 1. (medicine) ; A device with a canister holding a medicine in a dry powder form, ready to be sucked/sprayed out as aerosols, with the purpose to be inhaled by a patient into the lungs. The device is commonly used for the treatment of asthma […]


Asthma how-to: How to use a Dry Powder Inhaler
01
September

Asthma how-to: How to use a Dry Powder Inhaler

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

Medicine can get deep into the lungs through a dry powdered inhaler or DPI for short. Here’s how older kids and teens can use a DPI. How are DPIs different from metered dose inhalers? Unlike other inhalers, which deliver a puff of medicine, these inhalers hold the medicine as a dry powder. Since the medicine […]


How to use Diskus inhaler
25
August

How to use Diskus inhaler

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

Check the dose counter to see the number of doses remaining. Holding the diskus properly in both the hands, slide open the diskus using the thumb grip until you hear a click. Hold the diskus horizontal. Slide the lever downwards, until you hear a click, to load the dose. Breathe out completely away from the […]


How to use an inhaler and spacer for asthma
22
August

How to use an inhaler and spacer for asthma

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

Hello my name is Paul, I’m a respiratory specialist here at the hospital. Today we’re going to show you how to use inhalers. First we’ll see Eildh who’s been using an inhaler for about four years and then we’ll see Matthew who’s never used an inhaler before. Hi Eilidh, hi mum. So you have been […]