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Aerosols in the Health Care Field


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How to select an aerosol drug delivery system?

There are many factors in determining the right choice of a delivery system. These factors include drug's property, patient's condition and capabilities among others. The following chart can be used to help select the right system when all these factors are to be considered.

(adopted from Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care)

Valuable Reading:

  • Egan’s Fundamentals of Respiratory Care, 8th Edition, R. L. Wilkins, J. K. Stoller and C. L. Scanlan, Mosby, Inc.