Mechanical insufflation-exsufflation: Practice patterns among respiratory therapists in Ontario

Shelley Prevost RRT, Dina Brooks PhD, Phillip Bwititi

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: The mechanical insufflator-exsufflator (MIE) is effective in assisting cough and in helping to avoid unplanned hospitalizations, tracheostomy and long-term ventilation in patients with neuromuscular disease or spinal cord injury. Despite this
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)33-38
Number of pages6
JournalCanadian Journal of Respiratory Therapy
Volume51
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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