Community Pediatric Asthma Service

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Asthma Devices

The most common inhalers for children include Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI), Turbuhaler, Diskus and Nasal Spray.

1.  Metered Dose Inhaler (MDI)    2.  Dry Powder Inhalers (6 years+)        3. Nasal Spray   
   -MDI with Spacer and mask (under 4 years)          -Turbuhaler         - Twisthaler
   -MDI, Spacer with mouthpiece (4 years+)         -Diskus                 - Ellipta

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MDI Alone

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MDI with Spacer and Mask

MDI with Spacer image

MDI with spacer



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Twisthaler

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Nasal Spray

Child with spacer, mask and MDI

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Newer Asthma Devices

Newer asthma devices and medications for children 12 years and older under specialist care might also include Genuair and Respimat.

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Device Instructions in 14 languages

Our asthma device information is now available in 14 languages:

Arabic, English, Farsi, French, Korean, Mandarin Simplified, Mandarin Traditional, Punjabi, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tigrinya, Urdu and Vietnamese.

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