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Explain how a PEP works.

1)Pt exhales through positive pressure

2) Stabilizes peripheral AW's & promotes distal collateral ventilation

3) Aids in mobilization into larger AW's

2

W/what intervention can the Acapella be used w/?

TBP

3

What is the only position that a Flutter will work in?

Sitting upright

4

Who is the only type of pt a Cough Assist Device is used for?

End stage pt's who don't want to be on a vent.

5

What are other interventions that can be done?

*Ventilatory movement strategies
*TBP
*Positioning for dyspnea
*Energy conservation
*Relaxation techniques

6

What is the Breather IMT used for & why?

SCI injuries to strengthen abs

7

Who is the Threshold IMT used for?

Pt's w/severe COPD

8

How does the Threshold IMT work?

Set it to a pt-specific pressure to strengthen their respiratory muscles

9

What are the effects of glossopharyngeal breathing?

*Augment cough effectiveness
*Provide internal mobilization of the chest wall
*Improve QOL by allowing periods of independence

10

How does glossopharyngeal breathing work?

Pt swallows air into the lungs to incr VC

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Who is glossopharyngeal breathing used for?

Pt's w/high level tetraplegia