Administering Medication via Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI)
Dry powder inhalers (DPI) are hand held devices that are used by clients to self-administer medication. They deliver a pre-measured dose of medication when activated by the client inhaling forcefully and deeply
In order to receive the correct dose of medication and for it to be effective, the correct administration technique must be used. The instructions for using a DPI vary according to the type and brand. ALWAYS check the manufacturer’s instructions.