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'Super Pag' atomiser and inhaler, England, 1956-1957

Inhalers treat chest illnesses and diseases by inhalation. The ‘Super Pag’ atomiser and inhaler kit was used for asthma and bronchitis. ‘Pag’ stands for polydisperse aerosol generator. It refers to the fine spray created for inhalation. Medication is placed in a small well and supplied with air from the hand bulb to create a fine spray. This is then deeply inhaled through the mouth piece. The Super Pag atomiser and inhaler were made by Riddell Products of London.

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A651431

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