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Description: This online tool provides a collection of videos that teach users how to use inhalers/puffers properly. Videos are available in English and French and are developed for adults and children.

Owner/Author: Canadian Thoracic Society
Patient Population: Pediatric, Adult
Format: Videos, Website

Decision Support Guidance

Who might use this tool?

  • Patients
  • Families and caregivers
  • Pediatricians
  • Family Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Registered Respiratory Therapists
  • Certified Respiratory Educators

When might they use this tool?

  • When considering the use of inhalers for treating asthma
  • When caring for a patient who uses an inhaler or puffer

Why might they use this tool?

  • To help patients learn how to use inhalers/puffers properly

What are important considerations when using this tool?

  • This tool offers instructions for how to use an inhaler in video format

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