Mechanical Insufflation-Exsufflation (MI-E) vs High-Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO) Rationale, Technology and Clinical Use
Braverman J | 2014

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
  • Related Products: The Vest® Airway Clearance System
  • Reference: Braverman J. Hill-Rom Whitepaper. 2014.