Understand asthma and COPD inhalers with this concise overview of the "step-up" inhaler treatment for both asthma and COPD.
Includes discussion & illustrations on the naming and usage of SABA inhalers (short acting beta agonists - albuterol etc.), LABA inhalers (long acting beta agonists - salmeterol etc.), ICS (inhaled corticosteroids - fluticasone etc.), and LAMAs (long acting muscarinic receptor antagonists - tiotropium etc.)
- Inhalers Explained Clearly
KIM DAVIS, NP
KEVIN BOYD, MD
TE DU, MD
BIANKA ACEVES MARTIN (Medical Student)
BRENT ROBBINS (Nursing Student)
The best and most simplistic explanation of these two concepts, makes it easy on a stressed out nurse that is cramming to get their RN. Let's be honest who actually studies ahead? The answer is housewives that have a hubby with a good job. That's not the majority!
ELMA ORTIZ, NP
Helped me alot! Now I can treat my pts better
KEITH LONG, Pharmacist
Very helpful. Makes remembering types of inhaler much easier.
VIMS PATEL, NP
- Quadruple Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.
- Over 20 years teaching experience as both an exam preparation instructor and an assistant professor of medicine.
- Experience as a medical director for both a Southern California Physician Assistant Program and a Respiratory Therapy Program.
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