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Care Tips Series: The Vest

This video is a brief description of a form of respiratory therapy that simulates manual percussive therapy to loosen up secretions in the lungs. It is known as The Vest, Airway Clearance Vest, High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation, and SmartWay Airway Clearance System, and other names depending on the manufacturer. If you're in need of a vest or having trouble getting one, please contact Diana Pangonis, Director of Family Services This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Our thanks to Lorelei Sandoval and Eli for demonstrating how this particular piece of equipment can be so helpful as well as a preventative therapy. 

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