Nebulization is a form of respiratory care. It is the medical process of administering medication directly by inhalation, with the help of a nebulizer that converts liquid medicine into mist, which is then given to the patient with the help of a breathing mask. Nebulization is typically administered to young patients with Asthma, COPD and patients needing respiratory care for other breathing problems and is unable to use inhalers. Nebulisation is sometimes also prescribed for severe cases of nasal and chest congestion.
The Nebulization procedure is fairly simple however, caution needs to be exercised. The steps to be followed for the nebulization procedure are as follows;
In case of nebulization being given to infants take extra care and hold the baby and the breathing mask firmly in place.
After undergoing a nebulization procedure the effects are almost immediately seen with noticeable difference in breathing sounds and no further wheezing sound and less chest tightening feeling. Patients with nose and chest blockage also find instant relief from this therapy.
Although rare, some patients have been known to develop negative reaction to the nebulisation process like;
When using a nebulizer at home it is essential that proper care is taken regarding the care of the nebulizer, as the machine and the mouthpiece can build up bacteria over time. The mouth piece should be clean after every use with alcohol or hot water. If the hand held nebulizers gets clogged it should be replaced immediately.
The advantages of nebulization are as follows;
The disadvantages of nebulization are as follows;
Nebulization is a fairly simple process that can be easily accomplished even at home with some training from a doctor or nurse or better with the help of a trained nurse. Even though nebulizers might be easier to use than metered-dose inhalers, you might need good at home respiratory services to ensure the right use of nebulizers and smooth nebulization.
Trained and caring nurses for nebulization provide optimum respiratory care at home and teach the patient the right way of using nebulizer in order to facilitate positive, effective results and avoid any complications. Skilled nurses at providing home respiratory treatment take great care while you use nebulizer in comfort of your home. They train you in the correct breathing procedure during the nebulization process so you can obtain maximum benefit of nebulization and have noticeable relief in a short span of time. Nurses carefully monitor you as you use nebulizer, particularly if oxygen is being delivered simultaneously, and provide the best respiratory care at home to prevent the risk of possible complications. Nurses for nebulization at Portea provide the best quality home respiratory therapy services for nebulization at home for all age groups, no matter whether the patient is a kid, adult, or an elderly.
So, if you need home respiratory services for nebulization in your place of abode any time any day, simply give us a call and our expert nurses will visit you to ensure you have smooth, complications-free nebulization.
Mr. Raj Shekhar
Age 32, Chennai
My father had a surgery and required regular healthcare services. Portea has greatly helped him with their in-home healthcare services.
I take this valuable opportunity to thank your team from Portea, for supporting us during a very critical time with a very professional nursing service to suit our needs. I would like to thank all the sisters, with a special mention of Miss.R.Ranjitha and coordinator Mr.Immanuel, who were our rock solid support with their dedicated nursing care.
Thank u Portea.
Their services were very competent and their staff –provided consistent and excellent services over this period.
We are grateful to them and would like to wish Portea success in continuing to provide excellent services.