Affordable Access

deepdyve-link
Publisher Website

Crossover Evaluation of Compressors and Nebulizers Typically Used by Cystic Fibrosis Patients.

Authors
  • Awad, Samah M1, 2
  • Berlinski, Ariel3
  • 1 Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan. [email protected] , (Jordan)
  • 2 Pulmonology Section, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
  • 3 Pediatric Aerosol Research Laboratory, Arkansas Children's Research Institute, and the Pulmonology Section, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Respiratory care
Publication Date
Feb 06, 2018
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4187/respcare.05892
PMID: 29432139
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our findings indicate that, in general, replacing the nebulizer or compressor with a different brand changes the flow-pressure and aerosol characteristics. Practitioners should be cautious when changing compressor/nebulizer pairs unless they are aware of the resulting impact on the flow-pressure and aerosol characteristics.

Report this publication

Statistics

Seen <100 times