Aerosol

Aerosol is defined as a mixture in which one substance (either a solid or liquid) of microscopically dispersed insoluble particles is suspended in a gas, usually dispensed in a cloud or mist.

aerosol-inhaler
An example of an aerosol (inhaler) Photo from physio-pedia.com

 

Aerosol Medication

Aerosol medications are usually given in different properties and indications which are administered via inhalation. It is commonly used on mechanically ventilated patients.

 

Resources:

  1. Medical Dictionary by thefreedictionary.com
  2. Wikipedia 
  3. US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health

 

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