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