aerosol mask


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aerosol mask

a mask in which oxygen humidified by aerosolized saline is given to a patient.

aerosol mask

A mask used for the therapeutic administration of a nebulized solution, humidity, or high airflow with oxygen enrichment. It has a large-bore inlet and an exhalation port.
See also: mask
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Patient complaints include "whooziness," although this is reportedly rare, a claustrophobic feeling from wearing an aerosol mask, the treatments are fatiguing and some terminal patients are too weak to tolerate it, a bitter taste left in the mouth and mixing the medication and preparing the nebulizer at home was too difficult for some patients or families.
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By the way, children's versions are available in both open O2 mask configurations and in an aerosol mask with connector that aims the aerosol at the mouth and nose, not upwards towards the eyes.