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Tuesday 01 July 2003

Funhaler spacer: improving adherence without compromising delivery.

By: Watt PM, Clements B, Devadason SG, Chaney GM.

Arch Dis Child 2003 Jul;88(7):579-81

A novel asthma spacer device, the "Funhaler", incorporates incentive toys which are isolated from the main inspiratory circuit by a valve. Here we show that its use does not compromise drug delivery. Improved adherence combined with satisfactory delivery characteristics suggest that the Funhaler may be useful for management of young asthmatics.

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