Medication Administration Nasal Atomizer

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Procedure Guidelines

9.20 MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION NASAL ATOMIZER

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INDICATIONS:

  • For atomizing for the following medications across the nasopharyngeal mucous membranes:
    • Versed
    • Morphine
    • Narcan
    • Glucagon
    • Romazicon
    • Lidocaine

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

  • Oil-based medications (i.e. Valium)

PROCEDURE:

  • Disconnect MAD from included syringe.
  • Fill syringe with desired volume of medication and eliminate remaining air.
  • Connect the MAD to the syringe.
  • Place the MAD tip in the nostril.
  • Compress the syringe plunger to spray atomized solution into the nasopharyngeal cavity.
  • Re-use the MAD on the same patient as needed, and then discard.