Videos about how to use your puffer (also called metered dose inhaler)
Asthma – using a puffer
Family doctor Associate Professor Grant Blashki talks about how to use your puffer (also called metered dose inhaler). Read more about metered dose inhalers.
(Family Doctor, 2015)
Using your spacer
Spacers are clear plastic tubes with a mouthpiece or mask on one end and a hole for your inhaler at the other. A spacer makes your MDI (metered dose inhaler) easy to use and more effective for people of all ages. Read more about spacers.
In this video Tarsha, a pharmacist from Auckland City hospital, explains how to use a spacer device with your metered dose inhaler.
(Health Navigator NZ and Auckland District Health Board, 2018)
(Asthma Waikato, 2018)