Sulaiman et al1 recently published an observational study that showed that only 20% of subjects used their inhalers correctly. Many of the doses were either not taken on time or were inhaled incorrectly. This article provides the asthma educator with more information about common errors which will allow for improved identification and remediation of these errors.
1Sulaiman I, Seheult J, MacHale E, et al. Irregular and Ineffective: A Quantitative Observational Study of the Time and Technique of Inhaler Use. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2016 Sep-Oct;4(5):900-909.