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Inspiratory Flow Parameters and Handling of Easyhaler and Turbuhaler Inhalers

2014-07-23 21:12:39 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of the study is to measure the inspiratory flow that the different patient groups (asthmatic children, adults and elderly, as well as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients) generate through empty Easyhaler (two versions) and Turbuhaler inhalers. In addition, the handling and acceptability of the inhalers will be compared in asthmatic children.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label

Conditions

Asthma

Intervention

Empty inhalers

Location

Skin and Allergy hospital
Helsinki
Finland

Status

Completed

Source

Orion Corporation, Orion Pharma

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:12:39-0400

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