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Jigneshbharati
Posted: Friday, October 5, 2018 2:59:21 AM
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Guidelines stress the importance of ensuring that patients can use their inhalers.1,2 This is important in terms of type of inhaler device, purpose, including use and dose, and the ability of the patient to use them.
Please explain the use of "in terms of" in "in terms of type of..."
sureshot
Posted: Friday, October 5, 2018 3:20:59 AM
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Jigneshbharati wrote:
Guidelines stress the importance of ensuring that patients can use their inhalers.1,2 This is important in terms of type of inhaler device, purpose, including use and dose, and the ability of the patient to use them.
Please explain the use of "in terms of" in "in terms of type of..."


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In terms of: If you explain or describe something in terms of a particular fact or event, you are explaining or describing it only in relation to that fact or event. In the given context, the description/elucidation pertains to specific types of inhaler devices together with their purpose, use, dose and the patients' ability to use them.



FounDit
Posted: Friday, October 5, 2018 11:20:33 AM

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Jigneshbharati wrote:
Guidelines stress the importance of ensuring that patients can use their inhalers.1,2 This is important in terms of type of inhaler device, purpose, including use and dose, and the ability of the patient to use them.
Please explain the use of "in terms of" in "in terms of type of..."


You might think of the phrasing like this:

This is important in terms of type of inhaler device (because of the different types of inhaler devices), purpose, including use and dose, and the ability of the patient to use them.


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