Nebulizer and face mask

Photo of a nebulizer and face mask

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A nebulizer uses a compressor to turn medication into a fine mist (aerosol). In this photograph, the young girl uses a face mask to breathe in the medication.

Last Updated: March 20, 2009

Medical Review: Michael J. Sexton, MD - Pediatrics & Harold S. Nelson, MD - Allergy and Immunology

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