Have you ever used a cough assist machine?
Children with SMA may experience problems with breathing and clearing their lungs of mucus. In these cases, they may need a cough assist machine—but what is it and how does it work? The machine has a mask that the patient puts over their mouth and nose, or can be used with a mouthpiece or tube attached to a tracheostomy tube.
Find out more about this machine here: “How a Cough Assist Machine Works”
What are your thoughts on this? Have you ever tried or know someone who has tried one of these machines?