Inhalation route for injection, Biology

Inhalation Route for Injection

Therapies that can be administered by inhalation are oxygen, humidification-cool mist and steam, administering local medication. The commonly used administered medication through-inhalation is by using Nelson's inhaler.

Purpose

To relieve nasal congestion and sinusitis

Equipment

Nelson's Inhaler, cover, Gauze measure, flat bowl or tray, prescribed drug like tincture of bezoin 5 ml or menthol crystals, paper napkin/tissue/handkerchief/ sputum mug.

Procedure

  1. Measure and fill 300 ml of boiled water in Nelson's inhaler. 
  2. Add to it 5 ml of tincture benzoin. 
  3. Do not pour water above level of air inlet. 
  4. Cover the mouth piece with gauze and position it opposite to the air inlet. 
  5. Cover the inhaler with linen and place on a flat bottomed bowl or tray. 
  6. Support the child. 
  7. Instruct the child to take deep breath through mouth and breath out through the nose; give for 7-10 minutes. 
  8. Encourage to cough out secretions.
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