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Description: This suite of resources was produced by Lung Sask to provide information and education on inhaler use for patients, across a range of devices.

Owner/Author: Lung Sask
Year: 2022
Patient Population: Adult
Format: Videos, Website

Decision Support Guidance

Who might use this tool?

  • Family Physicians
  • Academic healthcare professionals
  • Certified Respiratory Educators
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Staff
  • Registered Respiratory Therapists
  • Patients
  • Families and caregivers

When might they use this tool?

  • When a patient is newly diagnosed with asthma and starting medications
  • When a patient switches asthma medications
  • When a patient’s asthma is not well controlled

Why might they use this tool?

  • To ensure that a patient is using their delivery device(s) properly and receiving all their medications to manage their asthma

What are important considerations when using this tool?

  • These videos include visual, auditory and text on screen to aid in learning

LHF has developed the Tool descriptions and Decision Support Guidance with support from Tool authors, and a team of clinical- and research-based experts. If you would like to submit proposed revisions to a Tool, please reach out to us via the “Connect With Us” banner on the Toolkit homepage.