Flashcards in 11) Interventions Deck (11):
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
W/what intervention can the Acapella be used w/?
What is the only position that a Flutter will work in?
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.
What are other interventions that can be done?
*Ventilatory movement strategies
*Positioning for dyspnea
What is the Breather IMT used for & why?
SCI injuries to strengthen abs
Who is the Threshold IMT used for?
Pt's w/severe COPD
How does the Threshold IMT work?
Set it to a pt-specific pressure to strengthen their respiratory muscles
What are the effects of glossopharyngeal breathing?
*Augment cough effectiveness
*Provide internal mobilization of the chest wall
*Improve QOL by allowing periods of independence
How does glossopharyngeal breathing work?
Pt swallows air into the lungs to incr VC