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Dry Powder Inhalers, or DPIs, work on the principle that the patient breathes in rapidly and deeply to deliver the medication. This is in contrast to how one breathes in with an MDI, which is slowly. This video demonstrates the proper use of the diskus technique.

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Last Updated
5/11/2013
Source
PediaLink Essentials: Asthma Gadgets 2010 (Copyright ┬ę 2010 American Academy of Pediatrics)
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