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Nebuliser use and care - National Asthma Council Australia

A nebuliser is a machine used to change liquid medication into a vapour that you can inhale. It works by pumping pressurised air through the liquid to form a fi

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FAQs - National Asthma Council Australia

The National Asthma Council Australia (NAC) is a not-for-profit organisation working to improve health outcomes and quality of life for people with asthma.

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Asthma medication inhalation devices | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Spacer devices A spacer device is a holding chamber that helps children with asthma to use their aerosol inhalers or metered dose inhalers (puffers) effectively

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Asthma medicines | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Good asthma control is: • NOT waking up with asthma symptoms and not having symptoms on more than two days per week

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Asthma Puffers & Relievers - Asthma Australia

Learn more about how relievers work and how important they are for relieving asthma symptoms.

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Asthma Preventers - Seretide, Montelukast & Flixotide - Asthma Australia

Preventers such as Alvesco, Flixotide, Pulmicort and Qvar reduce the likelihood of asthma attacks and are especially useful for people with asthma.

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Medicines and Devices - Asthma Australia | Nation's Peak Consumer Body

There are a range of medicines amd devices available for people with asthma to manage and control their symptoms such as relivers and preventers.

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Asthma emergency first aid - Better Health Channel

Asthma attacks need urgent emergency first aid. In an emergency, always call triple zero (000).

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Asthma inhaler and medication tips - National Asthma Council Australia

How to stick to your asthma medications Ask your doctor, pharmacist or asthma educator about the role of each of your medications. Ask them for written i

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Puffer and inhaler care - National Asthma Council Australia

Cleaning your inhaler Different types of inhalers need to cleaned in different ways. Your puffer o

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