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Expert Nordic perspectives on the potential of novel inhalers to overcome unmet needs in the management of obstructive lung disease
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Aarhus County Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark.
Region Östergötland, Heart and Medicine Center, Allergy Center. Linköping University, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Division of Neuro and Inflammation Science. Linköping University, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. Respiratory System Drug Committee at Region Östergötland, Linköping, Sweden.
Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Institute of Clinical Science, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.
Department of Clinical Physiology, Nuclear Medicine and PET, Rigshospitalet, Denmark;Department of Medicine, National Hospital, Torshavn, Faroe Islands.
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2015 (English)In: European clinical respiratory journal, ISSN 2001-8525, Vol. 2, 1-8 p., 29445Article, review/survey (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The effective self-management of obstructive lung disease is dependent upon the patient achieving good inhaler technique. However, many current inhalers are complicated to use, which may lead to handling difficulties. These difficulties can cause clinically relevant errors, whereby pharmacotherapy fails to achieve adequate lung deposition and therapeutic effect. In this report, the potential of novel inhaler devices to overcome unmet needs in the management of obstructive lung disease is considered by a panel of Nordic experts. The panel concludes that innovative inhalers can contribute to good disease management and better use of healthcare resources.

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2015. Vol. 2, 1-8 p., 29445
Keyword [en]
COPD; access; asthma; choice; cost; dry powder inhaler; economic; innovation; medication errors; metered dose inhaler; obstructive lung disease; outcome; patient compliance; patient preference; price; reimbursement; substitution
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Respiratory Medicine and Allergy
URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-126609DOI: 10.3402/ecrj.v2.29445PubMedID: 26689215OAI: diva2:915868
Available from: 2016-03-31 Created: 2016-03-31 Last updated: 2016-04-24

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