INHALERS INCORRECT USE REMAINS COMMON AMONG PATIENTS ; AN OBSERVATIONAL STUDY
- At: 2015 FIP Congress in Düsseldorf (Germany)
- Type: Poster
- By: FARRAG, Nada (Misr International University, Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Practice, Cairo, Egypt)
- Co-author(s): Nada Hazem Mohammed
A large proportion of patients prescribed inhaled medications do not use their inhalers correctly, this influences the clinical effectiveness of delivered drugs, which in turn leads to suboptimal disease control.
A nonsystematic audit was conducted on 173 asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients using inhalers who presented.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.