Inhalation Therapy


Group of respiratory, or breathing, treatments designed to help restore or improve breathing function in patients with a variety of diseases, conditions, or injuries. The treatments range from at-home oxygen therapy for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease to mechanical ventilation for patients with acute respiratory failure. Inhalation therapies usually include the following categories: oxygen therapy, incentive spirometry, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), oxygen chamber therapy, mechanical ventilation. Nebulizer therapy is an effective and efficient way to deliver medications directly into the lungs by inhalation for the patients with conditions such as asthma, pneumonia, cystic fibrosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchiectasis.