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A 30-year-old male asked:

I like to use an oxygen tank as a nebulizer and hook it to a cpap mask for back up as we tend to loose power in vt winter what flow rate do i need?

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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine 25 years experience
2 diffferent uses: For a nebulizer I have been told that usually it takes a minimum of 5 liters per minute to adequately nebulize the medication but a CPAP machine is based on regulated pressure not flow.
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