In this episode of Big Ideas Theater, Ariel Berlinski, MD, FAAP, FAARC, discusses Cystic Fibrosis patients and specifically the inhalant devices they need for certain medications. His presentation covers the availability and durability of devices. He also explains that it can be different for patients depending on several demographic differences.
Ariel also discusses the burden of care for patients living with Cystic Fibrosis, specifically due to the lack of durability of these devices. He goes on to explain why the role of the respiratory therapist is so important with these patients.
Big Ideas Theater 2019 was filmed at the AARC Congress 2019 in New Orleans, LA. Congress speakers and lecturers shared their expertise and insights during these brief interviews.