Inhaler Technique

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Asthma Quizzes & Trivia

This Short test of 10 questions will be similar to the questions that will appear in your exams. This will test the level of knowledge you have acquired from watching the video. If there are any areas you are not sure of or perform badly in it is important you revist them. Remember-the best way to retain clinical knowledge is to go out onto the wards and experience and apply it in reality and under supervision.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is/are not a correct combination?
    • A. 

      Salbutamol-blue MDI inhaler

    • B. 

      Ipratropium Bromide-turbuhaler

    • C. 

      Tiotropium Bromide-white MDI inhaler

    • D. 

      Budesonide-white MDI inhaler

    • E. 

      Ipratropium bromide-Handihaler

  • 2. 
    Which of these is/are correct?
    • A. 

      Aerochamber whistles when used correctly

    • B. 

      Turbuhaler whistles when used correctly

    • C. 

      Handihaler whirls when used correctly

    • D. 

      Volumatic valve makes no sound

    • E. 

      MDI hums when used incorrectly

  • 3. 
    Which of the following does not require a single intake of breath
    • A. 

      Metered dose inhaler

    • B. 

      Metered dose inhaler with volumatic spacer

    • C. 

      Turbuhaler

    • D. 

      Accuhaler

    • E. 

      Handihaler

  • 4. 
    The Accuhaler can contain the following:
    • A. 

      Fluticasone Proprionate

    • B. 

      Salbutamol

    • C. 

      Budesonide

    • D. 

      Salmeterol

    • E. 

      Tiotropium Bromide

  • 5. 
    The following is not common problems with all inhalers:
    • A. 

      Candida Infection

    • B. 

      Hoarseness of breath

    • C. 

      Insufficient inspiratory flow rate/strength to adequately inhale drug

    • D. 

      Throat irritation and soreness

    • E. 

      Difficulty using in patients with hand disorders

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are breath actuated?
    • A. 

      Turbuhaler

    • B. 

      Metered Dose Inhaler

    • C. 

      Handihaler

    • D. 

      Accuhaler

    • E. 

      Noe of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of these is/are not a correct combination?
    • A. 

      Blue MDI-short acting beta agonist

    • B. 

      Green MDI-anticholinergic

    • C. 

      Red MDI-Corticosteroid

    • D. 

      Handihaler-anticholinergic

    • E. 

      Handihaler-corticosteroid

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is/are not true of the volumatic spacer device?
    • A. 

      Reduces deposition of inhaled drug in the mouth

    • B. 

      Allows drug to be inhaled in more than one breath

    • C. 

      Allows an MDI to be used by people with poor coordination

    • D. 

      Whistles when individual inhales with too great a force

    • E. 

      Have a tendency to build up static which reduces the amount of drug inhaled from the spacer.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following inhaler and treated condition combination is incorrect?
    • A. 

      Blue MDI-asthma acute symptoms relief

    • B. 

      Accuhaler-COPD

    • C. 

      Handihaler-asthma prophylaxis

    • D. 

      Turbuhaler-asthma prophylaxis

    • E. 

      White MDI-COPD

  • 10. 
    A 5 year old child in your practice has been diagnosed with Asthma. Which type of inhaler would be best for him?
    • A. 

      A salbutamol MDI with a spacer device

    • B. 

      A salbutamol MDI with no spacer required

    • C. 

      A Handihaler

    • D. 

      A Budesonide Turbuhaler

    • E. 

      A Formoterol Turbuhaler

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