The technique used when completing inhalation therapy will also affect how well the medication is delivered to the airways.

The most common position to be in during inhalation therapy is a supported upright position.

Alternative positioning such as side-lying may be used to target specific areas of the lung.  

Different breathing patterns may be required for different types of inhalation therapy. For example:

Nebulised medications: Slow steady breaths with occasional deep breaths are generally recommended.


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