Retrospective chart reviews were performed in ten children with neuromuscular disorders, Analysis of the data for patients with at least 6 months of device use showed significantly fewer hospital days. Parents reported that MI-E had prevented several hospitalisations either by facilitating management of acute plugging or choking episodes or by preventing illnesses with regular daily secretion clearance.
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Reference: Moran FCE, Spittle A, Delaney C, Robertson CF, Massie J. Effect of home MI-E on hospitalisation and life style in neuromuscular disease: a pilot study. J Pediatr Child Health 2013; 49:233-237.