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Mechanical Insufflation-Exsufflation (MI-E) vs High-Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO): Rationale, Technology and Clinical Use

Braverman J | 2014

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This paper focuses on the rationale underlying use of mechanical insufflation-exsufflation (MI-E) therapy and high-frequency chest wall oscillation (HFCWO) therapy. It includes, in a question and response format, a comparison of each modality in terms of mechanisms of action and patient selection criteria.

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Care Settings: Home Care

Clinical Focus: Respiratory Care

Content Type: Whitepapers

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Reference: Braverman J. Hill-Rom Whitepaper. 2014.