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This laboratory-based study mimicking adult inhalation of suspension- and solution-formulated pMDI-delivered medications highlighted the potential for even a short delay, following inhaler actuation without a VHC, to reduce markedly the efficiency of aerosol delivery to the carinal region of the airway, potentially available for lung delivery.

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Posted in Published Studies, Presented Research, AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber, Posters

Presented at the British Thoracic Society December 2018.

Having a child with asthma can be stressful for parents, especially for financially strapped ones struggling to pay for an arsenal of puffers and pills for their child’s treatment. Because of this, those healthcare professionals who recommend spacer chambers may suggest one of many lower-cost versions that are available on the market today. But focusing only on cost may be putting a child’s health at risk.

Posted in Press, News, Presented Research, AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber, asthma, TM UK

Presented at the British Thoracic Society December 2018.

This study highlights that not all chambers perform the same and may deliver different amounts of medication.

Clinicians should be aware that the volume of a VHC has a marked effect on the delivery of medication.

Posted in Presented Research, AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber, TM UK

Presented at the British Thoracic Society December 2018.

Clinicians need to be aware that not all VHCs are the same and that large differences in delivery may exist when a facemask is present.

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Posted in Presented Research, AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber, TM UK

If you suffer from Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (COPD), simple tasks can start to feel larger than life. While there is no cure, there are steps you can take to improve your health and quality of life.

Posted in News, Events, COPD, Aerobika*, AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber

Improving patient outcomes for your respiratory patients may be as simple as adding a medical device to their treatment plan.

Join Dr. Alan Kaplan as he examines real-world evidence on patient outcomes with respiratory devices, and how they can make a difference.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at 2:00pm ET

Register here canadianhealthcarenetwork.ca/webinars

Posted in Events, News, asthma, COPD, AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber, Aerobika*

By Pharmacist Karan Dhami

 

Why a September Asthma Peak? Image of Karan Dhami, Pharmacist, London, Ontario

Posted in News, asthma, AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber

Poster presented at ERS 2018 in Paris, France

Clinicians should be aware that the output from some VHCs can change with VHC orientation, most likely due to the effect of gravity on less responsive mechanical inhalation valves

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Posted in Published Studies, Presented Research, ERS 2018, AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber

While the hot summer months may affect the everyday management of your lung health, it doesn’t have to keep you from living your fullest life. Here are a few tips to help you find the breathing spaces you need this summer. Just because it may be harder to be outside, doesn’t mean you have to stay locked inside your own home!

Hit The Gym

Posted in News, Better Breathing Spaces, AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber, COPD, asthma

Living a full life with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is more accessible than ever before with today’s online resources. Whether you’re looking for in-depth tutorials, facts, or simple tips on self-management, the web offers information at your fingertips. Here’s a few of our favourite bookmark-worthy websites for you!

The Lung Association

Posted in News, COPD, Aerobika*, AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber