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Asthma (cont.)

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Media file 1: A child with asthma using a metered dose inhaler.
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Media file 2: An adult with asthma using a spirometer to measure how forcefully she can exhale.
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Media file 3: A pulse oximeter measures the amount of oxygen in your bloodstream.
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Media file 4: A person with asthma receives an inhalation treatment using a hand-held nebulizer.
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Media file 5: A child with asthma uses a metered dose inhaler with a spacer.
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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/26/2013

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