Asthma ICD 10
Regarding the new coding system ICD-10, it can be considered completely implemented.
There are some of the codes that seem improbable or incompetent.
Asthma Attack Symptoms
Today, a large number of people suffer from asthma.
It is a chronic respiratory disease, which can provoke an inflammation of the lungs airways.
DPI inhaler (dry-powder inhaler) is an inhaler, which is intended to deliver a drug in the form of dry powder to the lungs.
It is taken for the treatment of asthma and asthmatic conditions.
People suffering from asthma or COPD usually use HFA (hydrofluoroalkane) inhalers in order to relieve the disease symptoms.
Spacer for Inhaler
Spacer is a metal or plastic canister that has a mouthpiece and an opening for an inhaler.
Nowadays there are various types of spacers, which are appropriate for various types of inhalers.
How to Use an Inhaler
The purpose of a spacer is to keep the drug in the inhaler until you inhale it into the lungs.
Remember that a spacer should only be used with an individual puffer that is only suitable for your inhaler.
A metered dose inhaler (MDI) - a special device, used to pass a necessary number of a drug into the patient’s lungs during an inhalation.
It is produced as an aerosolized medication, used by the patients, suffering from asthma and the diseases, related to it.
Ventolin vs Proair
Ventolin is one of the most frequently prescribed inhalers, which help to fight against asthma. The rescue inhaler is produced by a pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).
The inhaler Proair HFA is produced by a pharmaceutical company Teva Respiratory.
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