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Nebulizer and Face Mask

Picture of a nebulizer and face mask

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

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Lora J. Stewart
Last Revised March 17, 2011

Last Revised: March 17, 2011

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Lora J. Stewart

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