Nicola A Hanania (Baylor College of Medicine, TX, US) is a valued member of our Editorial Board for US Respiratory & Pulmonary Diseases. He describes how inhalers in asthma and COPD are often misused and this issue can be avoided. He also considers factors that affect adherence with inhaler devices.
Questions1. How prevalent is inhaler misuse in COPD, and how can this be avoided? (0:11)
2. What factors affect adherence to COPD devices? (2:18)
View Part 1 here.
View Part 3 here.
Speaker disclosure: Nicola A Hanania has received honoraria for serving on advisory boards or as a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim, GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, Novartis, and Sanofi/Regeneron. His institution has received research grant support on his behalf from Boehringer Ingelheim, AstraZeneca, Roche, and GlaxoSmithKline.
Filmed at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference 2018, San Diego, CA, US, May 2018.