inhaler

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inhaler

a device for breathing in therapeutic vapours through the nose or mouth, esp one for relieving nasal congestion or asthma

inhaler

[in′hā·lər]
(medicine)
A device containing a solid medication through which air is drawn into the air passages.
An atomizer containing a liquid medication.
(mining engineering)
An apparatus, of different forms, for permitting the supply of fresh air to a miner.
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Pretreatment values of peak expiratory flow rate varied between 30-47%, 31-48 %, 33-50 % and 33-48 % before giving budesonide by nebulizer (week-2), metered dose inhaler (week-3), metered dose inhaler with spacer (week-4) and dry powder inhaler (week-5) respectively.
Objective: To assess the inhalation technique of pressurized metered dose inhalers (pMDI) in patients of obstructive air way diseases, to find out common errors and to determine improvement in their inhalation technique after a session of inhaler training.
Problems elderly patients have using metered dose inhalers.
Limited Tenders are invited for Pvms 012862 Levo-Salbutamol 50Mcg Plus Ipratropium 20Mcg Metered Dose Inhaler, 200 Dose Units