October 19, 2015

Nursing Tip of the Day! - Fundamentals

Category: Fundamentals 
Dry-powder inhalers (DPIs) are used to deliver drugs in the form of a dry, micronized powder directly to the lungs. Compared to MDIs, DPIs deliver more drug to the lungs (20% of the total released vs. 10%) and less to the oropharynx.