nebulizer

(redirected from nebulisers)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to nebulisers: jet nebulizer

nebulizer

, nebuliser
a device for converting a drug in liquid form into a mist or fine spray which is inhaled through a mask to provide medication for the respiratory system
References in periodicals archive ?
This report highlights the importance of a systematic approach to the evaluation of anisocoria and sensitises physicians to the phenomenon of potentiation of the beta adrenergic mydriatic effect of the commonly used nebulisers.
The air in Jakarta is highly polluted as most vehicles do not pass the emission test that has resulted in an increase in the number of asthma cases, especially in children and a resultant rise in demand for nebulisers.
The Podhaler is a portable device that will replace the need for people with the condition to spend more than 20 minutes twice a day at home hooked up to a mains-powered nebuliser.
The Breathe Easy South Tyneside support group has provided the money to the Acute Respiratory Assessment Service to buy 10 new nebuliser machines.
He said the Society has placed Nebulisers at these camps to provide emergency care to the patients with Asthma and is considering placement of Nebulisers in other than the proposed two areas to facilitate the local community.
The ancient Greeks and Egyptians used nebulisers to deliver drugs to the lungs and nebulisation is common during routine therapeutic management of patients with chest problems.
Colin hopes that his efforts will enable the Strathmore Patients Fund-raising Group to purchase two nebulisers.
To make the nebulisers we had to invest PS30,000 upfront, which the bank had initially said they would provide.
A recent event by the Redcar and Cleveland group raised more than pounds 700, which paid for four new nebulisers for ward nine of James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, as well as providing an equal donation to the British Lung Foundation.
The blog comes as TeNS adds the latest addition to the Phillips range of mains powered nebulisers, the Inspiration Elite, to its catalogue.