Children with Asthma Not Using Inhalers Correctly

Fewer than one in 10 children with asthma use traditional inhalers correctly, and while they have more success with newer inhaler designs, at best only one in four uses those devices correctly.

Written Action Plan Improves Asthma Control in Young Children

Even in the emergency department setting where little time is available to provide education, the provision of a written action plan significantly improved patient adherence to prescribed inhaled and oral drugs and to physicians’ recommendations.