According to CDC estimates, there are 7.1 million children in the United States currently living with the condition, and that number is expected to rise even higher in the coming years. Asthma is a common culprit for missed school days and sports practices, hospitalizations - even deaths. Not only that, it can have serious financial implications on families suffering, from missed school and work, to unexpected medical bills. Here is an infographic showing just some of the impact of childhood asthma:
Luckily, today’s youth has access to an unprecedented variety of treatment options – pediatric nebulizers, humidifiers, and more! Even better, many products are designed with kids in mind – like the PARI VORTEX Non Electrostatic Valved Holding chamber, an inhaler delivery aid that includes an adorable duck mask to make treatments silly, rather than serious. As you saw above, using a spacer helps kids get 4-6 TIMES as much medication to their lungs to help stop an attack in it’s tracks and prevent more serious complications. Be sure to check out Just Nebulizers’ impressive array of all kinds of kid-friendly respiratory care products!