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Project steps

Step 1

During asthma or COPD review, check inhaler technique.

Step 2

Ensure correctly coded.
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="qitaskouterrow"][vc_column][vc_row_inner el_class="qigrey"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Step 1 - During a patient review During a routine Asthma or COPD review, check the patient's inhaler technique. Ensure the patient is also signposted to videos that demonstrate the correct inhaler technique, if they need a reminder after their review, including those on the Healthhub apps.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row el_class="qitaskouterrow"][vc_column][vc_row_inner el_class="qigrey"][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Step 2 - Code the Inhaler Technique Check Code that the patient's inhaler technique has been observed:
  • Read code: 6637
  • SNOMED code: 170614009
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Recording your progress

For every patient whose inhaler technique you check, be sure to record this in the 'Progress' section of the QI platform.
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