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SPACERS HAVE ADVANTAGES OVER NEBULIZERS FOR CHILDHOOD ASTHMA

May 30, 2006
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Two treatment methods for asthma attacks -- spacers and nebulizers -- are equally effective in staving off hospital admissions, a new review shows. However, at least for children, spacers mean shorter stays in emergency departments. Centers for the Advancement of Health (http://www.hbns.org/getDocument.cfm?documentID=1277)