"If a patient with asthma or copd switching their gas-powered sprejinhalator to a pulverinhalator reduces a person's carbon footprint significantly, according to a new study that Today's Medicine writes about."
"Sprejinhalatorer containing fluorinated propellants which are highly potent greenhouse gas, according to the newspaper. Now, researchers have analyzed what it means for a patient's carbon footprint and come to the conclusion that a change from the spray - to pulverinhalator means a reduction comparable with if the person in question to stop eating meat."
"– If the medical are equally strong reasons to opt for spray - or pulverinhalator, we think that the miljöskälet to trap with the decision, " says Christer Janson, professor of pulmonary medicine at Uppsala university, to the Dagens Medicin."
"the Study is a collaboration between Uppsala university, the employees in the healthcare and pharmaceutical company GSK and the meteorologist and klimatdebattören Martin Hedberg."