Who invented the nebulizer?

Answer Carl F. Adam invented the pocket-sized nebulizer in 1835. His idea for this medical device resulted in studies of prior inventions that produced similar results. A nebulizer allows liquids--such as... Read More »

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Who Invented the Nebulizer& When?

Greek physician Pedanius Dioscorides was the first individual known to utilize inhaled fumigation, during the first century. However, it wasn't until the 20th century that R. Tiffeneau and M.B. Wri... Read More »

How to Use a Nebulizer?

A nebulizer is a medical device that turns liquid medication into an aerosol or mist, which is then inhaled. There are different types of nebulizers. The most commonly used is a jet nebulizer. A do... Read More »

How to Use an Infant Nebulizer?

Nebulizers are medical devices that are used to convert liquid medication to a mist. The mist is then easily inhaled directly into the lungs through a mouthpiece or mask. Nebulizers are used primar... Read More »

Can you use albuterol in a nebulizer?

Albuterol comes in several forms. An inhaler of albuterol cannot be used with a nebulizer, however, the liquid form of the medication can. It is very important to use the medication only as prescri... Read More »