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Rethinking Inhaler Systems from a Patient Perspective – the Increasing Challenge of Technology Diversity

The inhalation of dry powders is one of the oldest forms of delivering active substances via the pulmonary route. Despite the progress in DPI drug delivery technology, drug administration with inhaler systems by patients remains a critical factor. Sven Stegemann at ACG and Graz University of Technology stipulates that unrecognised administration issues are considered to contribute to poor effectiveness and medication errors.