asthma

Asthma impacts different people in different ways. Most people are able to control their asthma with regular use of their controller medication and using their reliever medication when necessary.
However, for many it can be difficult to recognize when their asthma is not controlled. When asthma is well-controlled, you will experience little to no asthma symptoms.

Posted in News, asthma, World Asthma Day

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

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

The first day of school is less than a month away! This can be a busy and exciting time for you and your children. However, if your child suffers from asthma it is also a good time to take steps to protect them from the “September Spike” - a time that coincides with the return to school where a mix of cold viruses and interrupted asthma management schedules create a perfect storm and cause a dramatic increase in asthma-related emergency room visits. Here are some steps you can take to ensure you are prepared:

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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

This laboratory-based study compared the behavior of widely prescribed large and small volume VHCs for the delivery of Pressurized Metered Dose Inhaler (pMDI)-delivered Fluticasone Propionate (FP).

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Posted in Published Studies, Events, Presented Research, AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber, asthma, ATS

May 1, 2018: Today is the 20th annual World Asthma Day, an event held each May to raise awareness of Asthma worldwide. World Asthma Day is organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma, or GINA (www.ginasthma.org), a World Health Organization collaborative and 501(c)3 organization founded in 1993.

Posted in News, Events, Press, World Asthma Day, asthma, AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Chamber

A real-world study in more than 18,000 patients has demonstrated superior asthma control with the AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* Anti-Static Valved Holding Chamber (VHC) compared with other chambers.1

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

Two new publications build on previous evidence that not all devices are equally effective in delivering asthma control.

A recent article in Pulmonary Pharmacology and Physiology1 provides in vitro evidence that the AeroChamber Plus* Flow-Vu* valved holding chamber (or spacer) delivers aerosolized drug more effectively than other chambers, a view further supported in a new literature review published in Therapeutic Advances in Respiratory Disease.2

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