Home > Patients & Visitors > Health Library > Asthma in Children: Helping a Child Use a Metered-Dose Inhaler and Mask Spacer
The medicines used for asthma are often delivered through a metered-dose inhaler (MDI). Using an MDI with a mask spacer:
Before using a metered-dose inhaler (MDI) with a mask spacer:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD, MPH - PediatricsAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofDecember 6, 2017
Current as of:
December 6, 2017
John Pope, MD, MPH - Pediatrics & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
To learn more about Healthwise, visit Healthwise.org.
© 1995-2018 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.
Our interactive Decision Points guide you through making key health decisions by combining medical information with your personal information.
You'll find Decision Points to help you answer questions about:
Get started learning more about your health!
Our Interactive Tools can help you make smart decisions for a healthier life. You'll find personal calculators and tools for health and fitness, lifestyle checkups and pregnancy.
Feeling under the weather?
Use our interactive symptom checker to evaluate your symptoms and determine appropriate action or treatment.