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INSPIRA PROJECT - PHARMACIST INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE USE OF INHALERS IN ASTHMA AND COPD

  • At: 2019 FIP Congress in AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: FEITEIRA, Diana (National Association of Pharmacies, CEDIME - Drug Information Centre, Portugal)
  • Co-author(s): Anabela Madeira: CEDIME - Drug Information Centre, National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Ana Nogueira: CEDIME - Drug Information Centre, National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Diana Matos Feiteira: CEDIME - Drug Information Centre, National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Sónia Romano: CEFAR - Centre of Health Research & Evaluation, National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Mariana Romão: CEFAR - Centre of Health Research & Evaluation, National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Ana Rita Godinho: CEFAR - Centre of Health Research & Evaluation, National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Maria Cary: CEFAR - Centre of Health Research & Evaluation, National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Peter Heudtlass: CEFAR - Centre of Health Research & Evaluation, National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    António Teixeira Rodrigues: CEFAR - Centre of Health Research & Evaluation, National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Rute Horta: CEDIME - Drug Information Centre, National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    Duarte Santos : Member of Board, National Association of Pharmacies (ANF), Lisbon, Portugal
    José Alves: FPP - Portuguese Lung Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Errors in inhaler technique are very common and decrease Asthma and COPD treatment effectiveness.

    In 2019, the National Association of Pharmacies (ANF) and the Portuguese Lung Foundation (FPP) started a community-based pharmacist-led educational intervention on inhaler technique – the INspira Project.

    Methods

    The intervention targets adult

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Last update 4 October 2019

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