A Case Study: The Use of MetaNeb to Improve Secretion Removal and Reverse Atelectasis
Bocci M, et al. | Journal of Respiratory Care | 2006

This case study describes the impact of a pneumatic chest physiotherapy treatment in managing bronchial hygiene in an 80-yo patient post-operative for thoracoscopic surgery. Within 8 hours of therapy, improvement in breath sounds, decrease in use of supplemental oxygen, and improved aeration were noted.

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  • Care Settings: Acute Care
  • Clinical Focus: Respiratory Care
  • Content Type: Abstracts / Posters
  • Related Products: The MetaNeb® System
  • Reference: Bocci M, et al. Respiratory Care. http://www.rcjournal.com/abstracts/2006/?id=OF-06-113. 2006. Accessed December 10, 2011.