How to keep the spacer hygienically clean for the inhalation: Cleaning and care

Hygiene and cleaning are important considerations when a spacer is used regularly. We show you how to clean it properly so as to avoid undesirable germs or contamination as much as possible.


Spacer inhalation with children: Instructions & the suitable equipment

Paediatricians recommend using an inhalation chamber, known as a spacer, for spray inhalation for children up to the age of about eight. We show you how to use the spacer for inhalation with children and what you need to watch out for when using inhalation chambers.


Spacer for children: For successful inhalation with metered-dose inhalers or sprays

Inhalation with asthma sprays or other metered-dose inhalers in children is usually only successful with a spacer. The paediatric pneumologist Dr Franziska Stieglitz explains why this is the case and what to watch out for when using an inhalation chamber.

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