Posted tagged ‘inhalers’

Famous person in Asthma Shock Diagnosis

November 26, 2009

Suddenly it’s now cool to have asthma, or it is acceptable to have asthma, or is it a hidden shame that’s now out in the open.  Why did he keep it a secret?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2009/nov/24/david-beckham-asthma

More importantly, why is he taking a steroid inhaler as a reliever?

Inhalers Can Increase Your Breath Alcohol?

August 25, 2009

Hot off the web-press: Some asthma inhalers driven by hydrofluoroalkanes, contain small amounts of ethanol, this can elevate breath alcohol levels, according to Australian scientists…

http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/589029

Inhaler and Nebuliser Advice

August 12, 2009

Following on from the acute medical department educational meeting today. here is the link to the trust pages on inhaler device choice, and nebulisers.

http://www.tayside.scot.nhs.uk/nhstayside/publish/calls/cfm/Search_List.cfm?listtype=Current&location=10900&store=1&user=-1

THIS LINK ONLY WORKS ON AN NHS INTRANET MACHINE.

Come back in a wee bit to download the individual leaflets.