A Patient's Guide to Aerosol Drug Delivery - 4th Edition
- Goal 2: Improve the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of COPD by improving the quality of care delivered across the health care continuum.
- Increase public awareness of the risk factors and symptoms of COPD so that earlier diagnosis of symptomatic individuals becomes the norm
- Increase the effectiveness and variety of outreach communication campaigns and activities that utilize evidence-based approaches to raise awareness of COPD, particularly among those at high risk, and help people diagnosed with COPD manage the disease
- Develop and encourage the use of a written, patient-centric COPD management plan tool, with appropriate cultural and health literacy considerations, which can be customized with input from the patient's health care provider(s)
Activity DescriptionThis aerosol delivery guide targeted for patients helps educate them on inhaled medications and the devices which deliver said medications. It is important for the patient to understand how these differing devices work, the frequency in which the medications must be taken and the breathing maneuver which must be employed when inhaling from said device.
Cost and Funding SourcesFunding Sources: ~ $12,000
Cost - < $5,000