Nebulizers, used to treat asthma, chronic obstructive
pulmonary disease (COPD), and other conditions where inhaled medicines
are indicated, deliver a stream of medicated air to the lungs over a period
Review Date: 5/16/2007
Reviewed By: Alan Greene, M.D., F.A.A.P., Department of Pediatrics, Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford University School of Medicine; Chief Medical Officer, A.D.A.M., Inc.