Spacer for Aerosol 100 (PCs)

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Model Number: NH-13281

Brand: Niche Healthcare

Designed to ensure that the medication is delivered into the lungs completely and effectively.
Air tight seal around nose and mouth ensuring no medication is wasted
BPA free, DEHP free, Latex free
 
Mask specification: Small mask (0-18 months old), Medium mask (1-5 years old), Large mask (5 years+ old), Mouthpiece (5 years+ old)

Description

Spacers for aerosol, also known as inhaler spacers or holding chambers, are devices used in conjunction with metered-dose inhalers (MDIs) to enhance the delivery of medication to the lungs. While the use of spacers is not unique to the NHS (National Health Service) and is a common practice in healthcare globally, their benefits in various healthcare settings include:

  1. Improved Medication Delivery: Spacers help improve the delivery of inhaled medications by providing a space between the inhaler and the patient’s mouth. This allows the medication to be released into the spacer, giving the patient more time to inhale the medication effectively and reducing the likelihood of coordination difficulties associated with using MDIs alone.

  2. Enhanced Lung Deposition: The use of spacers increases the amount of medication that reaches the lungs, enhancing lung deposition. This is particularly beneficial for patients with respiratory conditions such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who rely on inhaled medications for symptom management.

  3. Reduced Oropharyngeal Deposition: Spacers help minimize the deposition of medication in the mouth and throat, reducing the risk of local side effects and ensuring that a higher percentage of the medication reaches the lower airways where it is needed.

  4. Easier to Use: Spacers make it easier for patients, including children and those with limited coordination or dexterity, to use inhalers correctly. This can improve patient adherence to prescribed medication regimens and enhance overall treatment efficacy.

  5. Minimized Systemic Absorption: Spacer devices can help reduce the systemic absorption of inhaled medications, which may be important in minimizing potential side effects associated with systemic exposure.

  6. Versatility in Age Groups: Spacers are suitable for use across various age groups, including children and older adults, making them a versatile tool in managing respiratory conditions in diverse patient populations.

  7. Cost-Effective: While there may be an initial cost associated with acquiring spacer devices, they are generally considered cost-effective in the long run due to the improved medication delivery and potential reduction in the need for additional medications or healthcare interventions.

It’s essential to note that the benefits of spacers for aerosol use in the NHS or any healthcare setting depend on the specific patient population, the type of inhaled medications prescribed, and individual patient factors. Healthcare professionals should assess each patient’s needs and provide appropriate education on the correct use of spacers for optimal therapeutic outcomes.

 

Cat. No.
Description
Qty/case (pcs)
NH-13281
Spacer for Aerosol, PP, 135ml
100
NH-13282
Spacer for Aerosol, PP, 175ml
100
NH-13283
Spacer for Aerosol, ABS, 175ml
100
NH-13284
Spacer for Aerosol, PP, 198ml
100
NH-13285
Spacer for Aerosol, ABS, 198ml
100
NH-13286
Spacer for Aerosol, ABS, 350ml
60
NH-13287
Spacer for Aerosol, ABS, 500ml
50

 

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