Dr Swoboda's Protocols:
DR MARY SCHROTH SAYS:
COUGH ASSIST Protocols
•SETTINGS to use by mask, mouth piece, tracheostomy tube or endotracheal tube.
–INHALE •Start at +30, increase to +40 cm H2O for 1 sec.
–EXHALE •Start at –30, increase to -40 cm H2O for 1 sec.
–PAUSE TIME •1-2 sec.
The Last Straw for NMD Lung Function
•Viral respiratory infections
•Increased muscle weakness
•Increased airway secretions
•More difficulty breathing
•The answer is not supplemental oxygen!
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