• Publication Date: 08/01/2012
  • Author(s):
    Mitchell, Jolyon P.
  • Organization(s):
    Trudell Medical International
  • Article Type: Technical Articles
  • Subjects: Device Design, Devices and Components, Industry Issues and Trends, Product Development/Formulation
A new approach to OIP development can result in simple-to-use, patient-friendly devices that are more effective at maintaining and improving patient compliance

This article lays the groundwork for a re-think concerning the ways in which the patient or caregiver is intended to use OIPs and related devices. A case is made for advocating an approach by all stakeholders in the OIP life-cycle that ultimately results in simple-to-use and “patient-friendly” OIPs and related devices that will prove to be more effective at maintaining and improving inhaler compliance.

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