Cone Spacer

Figure 20 (A) Schematic and (B) photograph of cone spacer (Inhal-Aid).

device using a b-receptor agonist. Studies performed using spacers have focused initially on the advantage of their combination with an MDI rather than on the use of an MDI alone [214-217]. Beyond this, the comparison of jet nebulizers with the combination MDI and spacer system has been performed [206,211,212], with conflicting conclusions. Finally, the impact of the MDI and spacer system on therapy with different drugs has been considered [207].

Coping with Asthma

Coping with Asthma

If you suffer with asthma, you will no doubt be familiar with the uncomfortable sensations as your bronchial tubes begin to narrow and your muscles around them start to tighten. A sticky mucus known as phlegm begins to produce and increase within your bronchial tubes and you begin to wheeze, cough and struggle to breathe.

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