May, 2019

Airway Clearance: Interview with Jessica Garton, DPT, OCS, CLT

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May 13, 2019
Airway clearance techniques loosen thick, sticky mucus so it can be cleared from the lungs by coughing or huffing. In this interview, Jessica Garton, DPT, explains what mucus is, how it is naturally cleared from the lungs, and how to use airway clearance techniques to aid with mucus clearance when having an interstitial lung disease.