NEB for oxygen therapy

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by Cyndy Adams Cyndy Adams (New) New

Hello quick question ! In case of an emergency and not oxygen available and/or ambulance near by can you use NEB machine to provide some sort of oxygen support if someone is turning blue? 

Wuzzie

4,652 Posts

Not unless it’s hooked up to oxygen. Can you please expand on your question and tell us what your background is?

PollywogNP, ADN, BSN, MSN, LPN, NP

Specializes in Med-Surg/Tele/ER/Urgent Care. Has 45 years experience. 229 Posts

A nebulizer is basically an air compressor.