Systematic reviews and national guidelines conclude that the nebulised route of administration of bronchodilators has no advantage over the use of a spacer in moderately severe exacerbations of asthma. Whether this recommendation is implemented and whether it might affect use of staff time is unknown.
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - Jul 2008|
- asthma treatment
- emergency departments
Mason, N., Roberts, N., Yard, N., & Partridge, M. R. (2008). Nebulisers or spacers for the administration of bronchodilators to those with asthma attendingemergency departments? Respiratory Medicine, 102(7), 993-998.