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Asthma Inhaler Dose Counters Reduce Visits to Emergency Room

ACAAI Annual Meeting November 2013 —

 

Inhaler Dose Counters Reduce Visits to ED

A study shows asthma inhalers that contain dose counters reduce trips to the hospital (for asthma) by 49%; with an even more dramatic affect on those with exercise-induced bronchospasm, who reportedly saw an 83% reduction in emergency visits when their inhalers have a dose counter.

 

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