Abstract P234 Table 1

Impact of community pharmacy service on inhaler technique in patients with asthma or COPD

Aerosol Inhaler
N=360
DPI
N=225
Whole Group
N=585
Aerosol vs. DPI, p value
Inhaler Technique At Baseline
Good Technique 177 (49.20%) 175 (77.80%) 352 (60.20%) <0.05
Unsatisfactory Technique 183 (50.80%) 50 (22.20%) 233 (39.80%)
Inhaler Technique After Training
Good Technique 344 (95.60%) 219 (97.30%) 563 (96.20%) ns
Unsatisfactory Technique 16 (4.40%) 6 (2.70%) 22 (3.80%)
  • DPI = Dry Powder Inhaler; ns = not significant