Electromed Inc offers the SmartVest Airway Clearance System, available in multiple sizes for children and adults in both the home care and acute care setting. SmartVest uses high frequency chest wall oscillation (HFCWO), a proven technique to reduce respiratory infections and clear the lungs of excess mucus. It features a single-hose design, multipositional operating system, and Soft Start technology to provide a comfortable, effective treatment. The SmartVest System is made in the United States and is accredited by The Joint Commission.
Producing a constant rate of force and rhythm, General Physiotherapy Inc’s newest model percussor, the G5 TherAssist, dislodges and mobilizes viscous secretions and assists in directional movement of mucus toward the upper airway. The G5 features a digital cycle per second gauge, a digital countdown timer, and an expanded cycle per second range, which replicates manual procedures. 800-237-1832; www.g5.com
Weighing approximately 10 pounds and providing adjustable levels of treatment intensity, International Biophysics Corporation’s AffloVest is a new portable, battery-operated high frequency chest wall oscillation (HFCWO) vest. Users can tailor treatments, with settings that provide chest wall oscillation treatment on both the front and back of the vest. The AffloVest is available in adult and child sizes and requires a physician’s prescription. 512-326-3244; www.biophysicscorp.com
A safe, noninvasive method to induce sputum samples for diagnostic and pathologic examination, the Lung Flute by Medical Acoustics is dual-indicated by the FDA and CE for diagnostic and therapeutic use. The Lung Flute provides a clinically proven method for airway clearance and bronchial hygiene therapy, using patented low-frequency acoustic wave technology to optimize secretion clearance deep in the lungs. 888-820-0970; www.lungflute.com
Providing a comfortable, flexible, and effective therapy, MedInnovation Technology Group Inc offers the RespIn 11 Bronchial Airway Clearance System, a focused-pulse, high frequency chest wall oscillation (HFCWO) device. RespIn 11 uses a system of valves, electronic control, and targeted pressure pistons to deliver pulsations directly to targeted areas of the patient’s thorax—exactly where they are needed. 443-516-4040; www.medinnovationtechgrp.com
Providing effective aspiration in both clinical and home care environments, MEDQUIP Inc offers the MQ1000 and MQ1100 Medical Suction Units. The MQ1000 is a stationary suction device, while the MQ1100 is a portable suction model. Both devices effectively remove secretions and are lightweight with a 2-year warranty. 888-404-5666; www.medquip.com