A pneumobelt with a positive pressure respirator was used for sleep for three patients with chronic respiratory insufficiency secondary to syringomyelia, poliomyelitis, and Friedreich's ataxia respectively. This device was found to be effective in improving and maintaining their daily functioning in the community or institute.

original article:
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/2774892/

authors:
GF Yang 1In AlbaM LeeTo Khan

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