Does the patient prefer nebulized treatments?
Does their cognitive functioning limit the use of other medication devices?
Though treatment times have reduced with newer technology, are they willing to spend a minimum the 3-4 minutes required to deliver their therapy? *times may vary depending on nebulizer
How comfortable are they using a nebulizer?
If frequent treatments are required, the patient is mobile and nebulizer is preferred, consider a small portable mesh nebulizer for use when the patient is away from home.