A nebulizer is a device used to deliver liquid medicine in the form of a fine mist (aerosol). It is sometimes used for asthma because:
If your child seems afraid to use a nebulizer, you may be able to help him or her by:
Primary Medical Reviewer John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical Reviewer Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofMay 23, 2016
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