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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.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label
Skin and Allergy hospital
Orion Corporation, Orion Pharma
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:12:39-0400
The specific aims of this pilot study are to: 1. Evaluate the effectiveness of the asthma education intervention on asthma knowledge 2. Determine whether the asthma education interve...
This study is designed to evaluate the single-dose effectiveness of two bronchodilator inhalers given at two dose levels in pediatric asthma patients.
The study is conducted to evaluate the potentially improved patient handling of the ELLIPTA Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI). Therefore, the study aims to evaluate errors encountered by subject wi...
Some patients with mild asthma may develop severe asthma. It is not known what makes patients with mild asthma become severe, and we plan to find out why this happens. Patients with sever...
Asthma is a chronic disease, which means that it cannot be cured, but the investigators can use inhalers and tablets to control the symptoms. In asthma, the airways become inflamed and irr...
The article briefly presents currently accessible dry powder inhalers (DPI). Basing on the data from the literature, we discussed the most common mistakes related to the utilisation of DPI as well as ...
Although asthma has been around since Hippocrates' time, more people are being diagnosed with the disease than ever before. Over the last 20 years, the global burden of asthma has increased by almost ...
Dry powder inhalers containing the budesonide/formoterol combination have currently a well-established position among other inhaled products. Even though their efficacy mainly depends on the local con...
Menopausal asthma is considered a distinct asthma phenotype. Our aim was to identify potential specific features of asthma in postmenopausal women in a cohort of Polish females.
Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood. For children with persistent asthma, asthma control is largely related to controller medication adherence. With increasing calls for chi...
A condition when the SELLA TURCICA is not filled with pituitary tissue. The pituitary gland is either compressed, atrophied, or removed. There are two types: (1) primary empty sella is due a defect in the sella diaphragm leading to arachnoid herniation into the sellar space; (2) secondary empty sella is associated with the removal or treatment of PITUITARY NEOPLASMS.
Asthma attacks caused, triggered, or exacerbated by OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE.
A device that delivers medication to the lungs in the form of a dry powder.
Inability to empty the URINARY BLADDER with voiding (URINATION).
A medical device used to ensure the proper amount of medication is delivered for inhalation. Usually, it is a small aerosol canister placed in a plastic holder. When the canister is pressed, a calibrated amount of drug is released.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is used for a number of conditions including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, which all lead to the airways in the lungs becoming damaged and thus narrower, making inhalation and exhalation harder...