228Th ENMC international workshop: airway clearance techniques in neuromuscular disorders 3-5 march, 2017, naarden, the netherlands.


• This report provides with an algorithmic approach to ACT management in NMDs• ACTs are employed to compensate for weak respiratory muscles in people with NMDs• Peripheral ACTs aim to improve ventilation and mucus transport• Proximal ACTs aim to improve cough by augmenting inspiration, expiration or both• Cough efficacy requires peak cough flow values above 160-200 L/min in adult NMDs


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