Effect of home MI-E on hospitalization and life style in neuromuscular disease: a pilot study
Moran FCE | Journal of Pediatric Children's Health | 2013

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 hospitilizations either by facilitating management of acute plugging or choking episodes or by preventing illnesses with regular daily secretion clearence.

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  • Reference: Moran FCE, Spittle A, Delaney C, Robertson CF, Massie J. Effect of home MI-E on hospitilization and life style in neuromuscular disease: a pilot study. J Pediatr Child Health 2013; 49:233-237.