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How well do you know your COPD device facts? Find out with this quick quiz.

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COPD by the numbers—let’s see how you do!

Education and demonstration of device use can help offset some of the mistakes patients face, but it might not be enough.2

One device doesn’t fit all. It’s time to rethink how we treat COPD and use the right device for the right patient.2

References:

  1. Cho-Reyes S, Celli BR, Dembek C, Yeh K, Navaie M. Inhalation technique errors with metered-dose inhalers among patients with obstructive lung diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis of U.S. studies. Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2019;6(3):267-280.
  2. Global strategy for the diagnosis, management, and prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Global Iniative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease. 2020:1-125.
  3. Amin A, Ganapathy V, Roughley A, Small M. Confidence incorrect inhaler technique and its association with treatment adherence and health status among US patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2017;11:1205-1212.

The more you know, the better equipped you are to help your patients with their COPD treatment! Continuing your education is the best way to provide optimal treatment for your patients.

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