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Administration of nebulised and inhaled medications
  1. Ben Harris

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Ben Harris qualified from the University of Cambridge in 2002. He spent seven years in private veterinary practice before completing a residency in small animal medicine at the University of Cambridge in 2012. He is a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and an RCVS Specialist in small animal internal medicine. He now works at Northwest Veterinary Specialists.

NEBULISATION creates a cloud of droplets from an aqueous medication that are of the correct size for inhalation into the bronchial tree.

The nebuliser can be of the air-compressor type or the vibrating/oscillating type. Essentially, with either type, part of the cup containing the medication oscillates at a certain frequency to nebulise the liquid into …

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