UNCONTROLLED WHEN PRINTED
Indications
  • To provide medication via nebulisation.
Contraindications
Contraindications
Patient Factors & Considerations
  • Calm and reassure the patient.
  • Claustrophobia.
Procedure
  • All relevant infection control methods to be utilised.
  • Prepare equipment required:
    • Nebuliser mask
    • Nebuliser pot
    • Oxygen
    • Oxygen tubing
  • Select the appropriate mask (adult / paediatric).
  • Assemble complete mask.
  • Explain the procedure to the patient and instruct to breathe normally.
  • Decant medication into nebuliser chamber

  • Attach to oxygen supply 6 to 8 litres per minute and visualise fine mist formation.
  • Apply mask to face of patient.
  • Monitor patient response.
  • On termination of use:
    • Remove mask from face of patient.
    • Shut off oxygen supply.
nebuliser mask
Success
Success
Discontinue
Discontinue
Additional Information
Additional information

References
References

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Head of Clinical Services

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