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3 Respiratory system

MHRA:Pressurised metered dose inhalers (pMDI): risk of airway obstruction from aspiration of loose objects

Inhalers

The following acronyms may be mentioned in this section in reference to inhalers

  • MDI- Metered dose inhaler
  • DPI- Dry powder inhaler
  • BAA- Breath actuated aerosol
  • ICS- Inhaled corticosteroid
  • SABA- Short-acting bronchodilator
  • LABA- Long-acting bronchodilator
  • SAMA- Short-acting muscarinic
  • LAMA - Long-acting muscarinic

Local guidance

Asthma

IESCCG Asthma Action Plan

NEECCG Asthma plan (Asthma UK)

Joint Asthma quick reference guide - adults

Asthma quick reference guide – children (5yrs-12yrs)

Asthma quick reference guide – children (over 12yrs)

Asthma quick reference guide – children (under 5yrs)

Asthma step down guidance - adults

COPD

Joint COPD Quick Reference Guide

IESCCG COPD action plan

NEECCG COPD patient passport

Other documents

Inhaler switching

03-04-03 Anaphylaxis

Adrenaline / Epinephrine Epipen,Jext, Emerade
Formulary

MHRA:Adrenaline auto-injectors

MHRA: Emerade Recall

Injection technique is device specific. To ensure patients receive the auto-injector device that they have been trained to use, prescribers must prescribe by brand.

Link  NICE CG134: Anaphylaxis: Assessment and referral after emergency treatment
 

Blue View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Adrenaline / Epinephrine Minijet® Adrenaline 1 in 1000
Non Formulary

View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Adrenaline / epinephrine 1 in 1,000
Non Formulary

View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Adrenaline / epinephrine 1 in 10,000 (dilute)
Non Formulary

View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF