Incorrect technique when using inhaled medicines is very common among patients with asthma or COPD, with recent studies reporting as few as 10% of Australians use the correct technique.

Regardless of the type of inhaler device prescribed, patients need individualised, repeated hands-on training in correct inhaler use. 

Our How-to video library includes demonstrations of correct technique with all the main types of inhalers.

To find out more, see:

For videos in Mandarin, Nepali, Vietnamese, Arabic, Korean, and Bangla visit the Aiming for Asthma Improvement in Children website. A NSW state-wide program coordinated by Clinical Nurse Consultants from Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick, Respiratory Department. 

Using your inhaler

Using your nasal spray and irrigation

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Aiming for asthma improvement in children program