4 patient evaluations for Cough assist machine

Apr 29, 2011 (Started Jul 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for increased secretions)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2 other Daily
Advice & Tips: I use the maechine in the morning when I get up and just before I go to bed. since I have been using it twice daily, I have been much clearer
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jun 13, 2010 (Started Jul 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for increased secretions)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I use this when I get up in the morning, before work and again when I come home from work. People notice that I sound more raspy, and I cough more when I don't use this machine twice daily. If you have this machine, use it, it helps keep the secretions manageable.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Feb 24, 2012 (Started Aug 19, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for preventive)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 4 other Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 28, 2012 (Started Apr 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for breathing difficulty)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for easy for bacteria to grow in lungs)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for phlegm)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for increased secretions)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 Daily
Advice & Tips: well worth the time and energy. The Cough Assist Machine has saved my life in choking episodes

  • 0 helpful marks
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