Table 2

Frequency of cleaning nebuliser parts

Patients (N=50)
FrequencyFacemask/mouthpieceChambersTubing
After each use192018
Daily*107
Alternate days22
Twice weekly45
Weekly99
Monthly34
Never3332
  • *Daily refers to the patients who reported cleaning their nebuliser by the end of the day, which, depending on their dosage frequency, was either after 2, 3 or 4 uses (n=7, 1 and 1).