12 patient evaluations for Cough assist vest

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Aug 18, 2008 (Started Oct 11, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for General health)
  • Side effects
    Mild (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage:
Side effects: headaches

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Sep 10, 2008 (Started Aug 01, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for General health)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for breathing difficulty)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Sep 14, 2008 (Started May 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ineffective cough)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Jan 31, 2009 (Started Jan 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for ineffective cough)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: It is a time saver, in that the machine can do in a few seconds what it use to take hours.
Cost: $200+ monthly

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Mar 10, 2009 (Started Mar 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for breathing difficulty)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: After you get used to it, it becomes very helpful in keeping your lungs open and stablized my FVC

Aug 25, 2008 (Started Mar 27, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for breathing difficulty)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: Daily

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Apr 4, 2009 (Started Sep 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for breathing difficulty)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 other Daily

Jan 27, 2009 (Started Sep 22, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for breathing difficulty)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 other Daily
Advice & Tips: Keeps lungs maximum capacity

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Jul 1, 2008 (Started Jan 02, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for ineffective cough)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Daily
Advice & Tips: They need to make "masks" more adaptable to each individual.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Oct 26, 2009 (Started Apr 11, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (runny nose (rhinorrhea), headaches, cough)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: as needed at least 3 times a day
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: headaches, cough, runny nose (rhinorrhea)

Oct 16, 2009 (Started Apr 11, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: headaches, cough, runny nose (rhinorrhea)

Oct 17, 2008 (Started Apr 11, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: one day at a time
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: headaches, cough, runny nose (rhinorrhea)

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 26, 2009 (Started Nov 13, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for chest congestion)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Maintain FVC)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excess saliva)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain in rib)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 min Daily
Advice & Tips: worth a try
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: pain in rib

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 13, 2009 (Started Jan 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain in rib)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 min Daily
Side effects: pain in rib

Aug 10, 2009 (Started Jan 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Mild (pain in rib)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 min Daily
Side effects: pain in rib

May 23, 2009 (Started Jan 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 min Daily
Side effects: pain in rib

Feb 18, 2009 (Started Jan 21, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 min Daily
Side effects: pain in rib

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