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Effect of face mask design on inhaled mass of nebulized albuterol, using a pediatric breathing model.

  title={Effect of face mask design on inhaled mass of nebulized albuterol, using a pediatric breathing model.},
  author={Hui-Ling Lin and Ruben D. Restrepo and Douglas S Gardenhire and Joseph L. Rau},
  journal={Respiratory care},
  volume={52 8},
BACKGROUND Aerosol face mask design and the distance at which the face mask is held from the face affect the delivery of nebulized medication to pediatric patients. OBJECTIVE To measure the inhaled mass of nebulized albuterol with 3 types of pediatric face mask, at 3 different distances from the face, with a model of a spontaneously breathing infant. METHODS We compared a standard pediatric face mask and 2 proprietary pediatric face masks (one shaped to resemble a dragon face, the other… 

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