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A nebulizer is a device used to deliver liquid medicine in the form of a fine
mist (aerosol). It is sometimes used for
A nebulizer uses a face mask or mouthpiece to deliver medicine. You breathe in the medicine
face mask. The mouthpiece or face mask needs to be cleaned after each
In general, a nebulizer may not always be the best choice for
delivering daily asthma medicines to children because it:
If your child seems afraid to use a nebulizer, you may be able to help him or her by:
Current as of:
March 14, 2013
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Lora J. Stewart, MD - Allergy and Immunology
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