Administering intranasal medications

James Pearce, Liam Langford

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Chapter objectives

At the end of this chapter the reader will be able to:

1. Describe the clinical rationale for administering intranasal (IN) medications
2. Identify the indications and contraindications for IN medication administration
3. Demonstrate the safe and effective use of a nasal mucosal atomising device (MAD Nasal)
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationClinical Skills for Paramedic Practice
EditorsDianne Inglis, Jeffrey Kenneally
PublisherElsevier Australia
Number of pages10
EditionANZ 1
ISBN (Electronic)9780729586320, 9780729586313
ISBN (Print)9780729542630
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • Clinical Skills
  • Paramedic Practice
  • paramedic-focused clinical skills
  • intranasal medication
  • intranasal medications
  • clinical rationale
  • administering intranasal (IN) medications
  • indications and contraindications
  • nasal mucosal atomising device (MAD Nasal)

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    Pearce, J., & Langford, L. (2020). Administering intranasal medications. In D. Inglis, & J. Kenneally (Eds.), Clinical Skills for Paramedic Practice (ANZ 1 ed., pp. 382-391). Elsevier Australia.