Disposable Spacers for Metered-Dose Inhalers: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines


( Last Updated : March 10, 2015)
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  1. What is the clinical effectiveness and safety of disposable spacers used with metered-dose inhalers (MDIs) for patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in a hospital setting?

  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines for disposable spacers used with MDIs for patients with asthma or COPD in a hospital setting?


Key Message

One randomized controlled trial regarding the clinical effectiveness of disposable spacers used with metered-dose inhalers for patients with asthma in the hospital setting was identified.