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Positive Expiratory Pressure, or PEP, is a small device that a patient exhales into, using a mask. PEP is also called PEP Therapy, PEP Mask or TheraPEP.
The PEP device creates pressure in the lungs and keeps your airways from closing. The air flowing through the PEP device helps move the mucus into the larger airway. A Huff Cough will help move the mucus out of the airways.
Repeat the entire process for 6 cycles or a maximum of 30 minutes. A mouthpiece can be used with nose clips in place.
After each treatment:
You should not rinse or disinfect the white tubing or the white / blue pressure manometer cone. The outside of the manometer can be wiped down, but should not be taken apart or placed in water. Every day:
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