Inhaler Misuse in COPD Patients: An 8-question Quiz

June 28, 2019

Authors of a recent study sought to examine which factors impact a COPD patient's ability to properly use an inhaler. Find out the results with this quick quiz. 

Inhaled medication is the foundation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) treatment and therapeutic success is contingent upon proper inhalation technique. However, clinical studies show that approximately 94% of patients mishandle their inhalation devices (IDs), putting them at increased risk for severe COPD exacerbations.1 What factors impact a patient’s ability to correctly use an ID? (Continued below)