People commonly use medication for their ailments as prescribed by their doctors. Even, there are some inhaling medications available for the patients who have asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – COPD, or some other lung diseases. The Inhaling medication methods supply direct treatment to the patients, which is quite helpful and caring for lung diseases.
The doctor suggests the best way of inhaling medication to the patients as there is variety of inhaling medication available for such treatment. A nebulizer is a device or machine used for inhaling medication consists of a small plastic bowl with a screw-top lid along with a machine for compressing air direct into lungs. The air flow nebulizer alters the medicine into a mist. Then, the medication has a superior chance to spread the small airways when properly inhaled by the patient. This way, lungs of the patient receive the medication efficiently.
Right Way To Accumulate the Nebulizer and Air Compressor
Get ready for your nebulizer to use it for your medication. Simply, place your air compressor where it can easily connect to the power source and it is easy to ON/OFF the switch.
Try washing your hands earlier to preparing every treatment. Take and use a clean nebulizer for your treatment. Apply the accurate dose of medication or solutions your doctor has prescribed to you and add these to the nebulizer. Now, you can connect the air tubes from the compressor to the nebulizer base. Finally, attach a mouthpiece to the nebulizer as well. Turn on the compressor and check whether the nebulizer started misting. Try to cover the air hole to power the air to the nebulizer while using a finger valve.
Having The Nebulized Cure
Carefully, put the mouth-piece in your mouth right between your teeth and close your lips around it. Now, grip the nebulizer in an erect position and it helps prevent spilling and promoting nebulization. Make sure to deep breathing continues during the treatment. This will let the medication period to deposit in the airway. Try tapping the side of the nebulizer supports the medicine drop to where it can be misted. Carry on these steps up to the beginning of varying nebulization, i.e. sputtering.
Clean Your Nebulizer Equipment After Every Use
It is necessary to keep your nebulizer equipment clean after every use. Just follow the instructions for cleaning mentioned by the manufacturer of the nebulizer equipment.
Here are some necessary guidelines for keeping the instrument clean:
Take all your nebulizer’s separately and wash them all parts using the liquid dish soap and water. Rinse them with water and shake off the nebulizer for the leftover water. Do not wash the tubing and finger valve. Reconnect the nebulizer parts and tubing to the air compressor and turn on the compressor to let them dry the nebulizer fast. Ensure that the nebulizer is absolutely dry before keeping the nebulizer back.
Take Care of Your Nebulizer Equipment
You can take care of your nebulizer equipment to sterilize and disinfect by boiling which the preferred way is taking care.
Using Boiled Water
Initially, wash your hands and take your nebulizer apart. Now, put all the parts except the mask, tubing, and interrupter in the boiled water just for 10 minutes. Shake off your nebulizer for leftover water. Reconnect the nebulizer parts and tubing to the air compressor and turn on the compressor to let them dry the nebulizer fast. Ensure that the nebulizer is absolutely dry before keeping the nebulizer back.
Using Vinegar and Water
Initially, wash your hands and soak all the nebulizer parts except mask, tubing, and interrupter for one hour in a solution of distilled white vinegar and hot water by ratio 1:3. Then, remove all the parts from the solution and rinse them all in fresh water again. Then, shake off the nebulizer for the leftover water. Reconnect the nebulizer parts and tubing to the air compressor and turn on the compressor to let them dry the nebulizer fast. Ensure that the nebulizer is absolutely dry before keeping the nebulizer back. The tubing should be replaced after every two weeks because the tubing is difficult to clean properly.