Asthma: Using a nebulizer and compressorAAsthma: Using a nebulizer and compressorAsthma: Using a nebulizer and compressorEnglishRespiratoryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)LungsRespiratory systemDrug treatmentAdult (19+)NA2009-01-29T05:00:00ZSharon Dell, BEng, MD, FRCPC;Bonnie Fleming-Carroll, MN, ACNP, CAE;Jennifer Leaist, RN, BScN;Rishita Peterson, RN, BScN, MN;Gurjit Sangha, RN, MN;James Tjon, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh6.0000000000000073.00000000000001054.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>A nebulizer and compressor are used to treat asthma in very young children who cannot yet use an inhaler. Learn more about nebulizers and compressors.</p><p>Asthma nebulizers and compressors are used for babies and young children who cannot use other inhaler devices properly. Even though other portable inhaling devices are less expensive, some children simply do not respond well to them. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Asthma nebulizers and compressors are used to treat babies and very young children who are not old enough to use inhalers. </li> <li> A compressor sends air to a nebulizer chamber, which converts liquid asthma medicine into an aerosal mist that can be inhaled through a mask or mouthpiece. </li></ul>
使用雾化器和压缩机使使用雾化器和压缩机Asthma: Using a nebulizer and compressorChineseSimplifiedNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2009-01-29T05:00:00ZSharon Dell, BEng, MD, FRCPCBonnie Fleming-Carroll, MN, ACNP, CAEJennifer Leaist, RN, BScNRishita Peterson, RN, BScN, MNGurjit Sangha, RN, MNJames Tjon, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh73.00000000000006.00000000000000647.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z喷雾器和压缩机用于治疗不会正确使用吸入剂的幼童的哮喘病。了解更多有关的喷雾器和压缩机的信息。<br>
Asthme: comment utiliser un nébuliseur et un compresseurAAsthme: comment utiliser un nébuliseur et un compresseurAsthma: Using a Nebulizer and CompressorFrenchRespiratoryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)LungsRespiratory systemDrug treatmentAdult (19+)NA2009-01-29T05:00:00ZSharon Dell, BEng, MD, FRCPCBonnie Fleming-Carroll, MN, ACNP, CAEJennifer Leaist, RN, BScNRishita Peterson, RN, BScN, MNGurjit Sangha, RN, MNJames Tjon, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh6.0000000000000073.00000000000001054.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Un nébuliseur et un compresseur sont employés pour traiter l’asthme chez les très jeunes enfants qui ne peuvent pas encore utiliser d’inhalateur. Découvrez les nébuliseurs et les compresseurs.</p><p>On utilise les nébuliseurs et les compresseurs pour les bébés et les jeunes enfants qui ne peuvent pas convenablement utiliser d’autres inhalateurs. Bien que d’autres inhalateurs portatifs soient moins coûteux, certains enfants y réagissent tout simplement mal.</p><h2> À retenir </h2> <ul><li> Les nébuliseurs et les compresseurs contre l’asthme sont employés afin de traiter les bébés et les très jeunes enfants qui sont trop petits pour utiliser les inhalateurs. </li> <li> Un compresseur pousse l’air dans la chambre du nébuliseur, lequel convertit le médicament contre l’asthme sous forme liquide en une brume d’aérosol qui peut être inhalée au moyen d’un masque ou d’un embout buccal.</li></ul>

 

 

Asthma: Using a nebulizer and compressor1481.00000000000Asthma: Using a nebulizer and compressorAsthma: Using a nebulizer and compressorAEnglishRespiratoryChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)LungsRespiratory systemDrug treatmentAdult (19+)NA2009-01-29T05:00:00ZSharon Dell, BEng, MD, FRCPC;Bonnie Fleming-Carroll, MN, ACNP, CAE;Jennifer Leaist, RN, BScN;Rishita Peterson, RN, BScN, MN;Gurjit Sangha, RN, MN;James Tjon, BScPhm, PharmD, RPh6.0000000000000073.00000000000001054.00000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>A nebulizer and compressor are used to treat asthma in very young children who cannot yet use an inhaler. Learn more about nebulizers and compressors.</p><p>Asthma nebulizers and compressors are used for babies and young children who cannot use other inhaler devices properly. Even though other portable inhaling devices are less expensive, some children simply do not respond well to them. </p><h2> Key points </h2> <ul><li>Asthma nebulizers and compressors are used to treat babies and very young children who are not old enough to use inhalers. </li> <li> A compressor sends air to a nebulizer chamber, which converts liquid asthma medicine into an aerosal mist that can be inhaled through a mask or mouthpiece. </li></ul><h2>What is a nebulizer and compressor?</h2><p>A compressor is powered electrically and sends air to a nebulizer chamber. Using the compressed air, the nebulizer then converts the liquid asthma medicine into an aerosol (mist) form. The aerosol is breathed in either with a mask or a mouthpiece.</p><h2>How to use a compressor</h2><ul class="akh-steps"><li> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/HowToUse_Nebulizer_Compressor_1_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <h3>Get the compressor ready</h3><p>Put the compressor on a clean table or counter.</p><p>Plug in the machine.</p></li></ul> <br> <h3>Get the medicine ready<br></h3><p>Follow these steps to get the medicine ready.</p><p>For premixed medicine:</p><ul class="akh-steps"><li> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/HowToUse_Nebulizer_Compressor_2_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>Open the nebule.</p><p>Put the medicine into the nebulizer chamber.</p></li></ul> <br> <ul class="akh-steps"><li> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/HowToUse_Nebulizer_Compressor_3_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>Connect the tubing from the compressor to the nebulizer chamber and mask.</p></li></ul> <br> <p>OR, for medicine you have to mix:</p><ul class="akh-steps"><li> <figure><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/HowToUse_Nebulizer_Compressor_4_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>Fill a syringe, with the amount of medicine your doctor tells you to. Be sure to remove all air bubbles.</p><p>Put the medicine in the nebulizer chamber. You can put more than one type of medicine in the nebulizer chamber. For example, you can mix Pulmicort and Ventolin and give them to your child at the same time.</p><p>You may need to add normal saline to the nebulizer chamber so that there are 4 mL of liquid in total. Normal saline is sterile salt water you can buy at the drug store.</p><p>Connect the tubing from the compressor to the medicine cup and mask.</p></li></ul><ul class="akh-steps"><li> <figure><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/HowToUse_Nebulizer_Compressor_5_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <h3>Give your child the medicine</h3><p>Put the mask firmly sealed over your child’s nose and mouth. Please do not leave a soother in your child’s mouth. If your child uses a mouthpiece, have them put it between the teeth and wrap the lips around it.</p><p>Turn the compressor on. The compressor will put out a fine mist of medicine through the mask.</p><p>Have your child breathe slowly through the mouth. After every 3 or 4 breaths, have your child take a deep breath.</p></li></ul> <br> <ul class="akh-steps"><li> <figure> <img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/HowToUse_Nebulizer_Compressor_6_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>When the mist stops coming out of the mask or mouthpiece, tap the nebulizer chamber 3 or 4 times to see if there is any more mist. When the mist stops after you tap the nebulizer chamber, your child has taken all the medicine.</p><p>Keep the mask on your child’s face until the mist stops coming out of the mask or mouthpiece.</p><p>Take the mask off your child’s nose and mouth. Or take the mouthpiece out of the mouth.</p><p>Turn off the compressor.</p><p>Wipe your child’s face with a warm, damp cloth to clean off any medicine left on their face.</p></li></ul> <br> <ul class="akh-steps"><li> <figure><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/HowToUse_Nebulizer_Compressor_7_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <p>Rinse your child’s mouth or give your child a drink after giving them the medicine.</p></li></ul> <br> <ul class="akh-steps"><li> <figure><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/HowToUse_Nebulizer_Compressor_8_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /> </figure> <h3>Clean the mask and the nebulizer chamber after every treatment</h3><p>Take the tubing, mask, and nebulizer chamber apart.</p><p>Rinse the mask and nebulizer chamber in warm water.</p><p>Shake out the extra water gently. Leave the nebulizer chamber and the mask to dry in the air on a paper towel or a clean dish towel.</p><p>One time every day, use mild dish soap to wash the nebulizer chamber and mask. Rinse them well with warm water. Leave them to dry in the air on a paper towel or clean dish towel.</p><p>Two times every week, soak the mask and nebulizer chamber in 1 cup of white vinegar and 3 cups of water for 30 minutes. Then rinse the mask and nebulizer chamber in warm water. Dry them on a paper towel or a clean dish towel.</p></li></ul><p>You do not need to clean the tubing. If there is water in the tubing, turn on the compressor and blow the water out of the tubing.</p><p>If you have a nebulizer chamber that is meant to be used more than once, use it for 6 months to 1 year before getting a new one.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/HowToUse_Nebulizer_Compressor_5_EQUIP_ILL_EN.jpgAsthma: Using a nebulizer and compressor

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