Research to Inform the Prevention of Asthma in Health Care – Research Study
09
November

Research to Inform the Prevention of Asthma in Health Care – Research Study

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , /

My name is Paul Henneberger and I’m a senior scientist in the NIOSH Division of Respiratory Disease Studies. Cleaning and disinfecting are essential for infection control in healthcare. However, several years ago published reports suggested that liberal use of cleaning and disinfecting chemicals contributed to the onset of asthma in healthcare workers. To address this […]


How to Use a Nebulizer : How to Use Nebulizer Wand With a Child
06
November

How to Use a Nebulizer : How to Use Nebulizer Wand With a Child

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , /

Another way to use a nebulizer is with an attachment that looks like this. Basically you would attach it the same way, put a little bit of pressure, maybe twist it a little bit so that it’s securely fastened to the compartment that holds the medication. Then I’ll show you how this is used with […]



How To Use An Incentive Spirometer – The Nebraska Medical Center
05
November

How To Use An Incentive Spirometer – The Nebraska Medical Center

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi, I’m Sandy and this is Sara. We’re respiratory therapists here at The Nebraska Medical Center. We are here to demonstrate the use of the incentive Spirometer. When used according to your physician instructions, this device will help you maintain and improve respiratory fitness. Normally we take many deep breaths each hour, usually without being […]


How to Use a Nebulizer : What Is a Nebulizer?
05
November

How to Use a Nebulizer : What Is a Nebulizer?

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , /

A nebulizer is essentially a small compact air compressor. Nebulizers are used for persons that are having difficulty breathing, typically with asthma. I was introduced to using a nebulizer when my son was about 9 months old because he was having repeated problems with colds and a lot of coughing and that kind of thing. […]


How to Use a Nebulizer : How to Clean Nebulizer Air Filter
05
November

How to Use a Nebulizer : How to Clean Nebulizer Air Filter

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , /

About once every week, once every couple of weeks, again depending on how frequently you’re using the nebulizer, you’re going to want to clean out the air filter. The air filter is what helps the machine running smoothly, catching debris from the air so that it’s not clogging up the mechanics of the compressor. On […]



How to Use a Nebulizer : Parts of a Nebulizer
25
October

How to Use a Nebulizer : Parts of a Nebulizer

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , /

There are several different components to the nebuilzer. Obviously first off you have the actually air compressor itself and then you have the cord that’s attached to that. Here is the off and on switch right here. Then this is the tubing and this delivers the air that makes the whole machine work. I will […]