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Passy-Muir® Valve - medical device used by tracheostomy and ventilator patients

Patricia Pereira 于 2015-05-19 15:26 分享

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The Passy-Muir® Tracheostomy & Ventilator Swallowing and Speaking Valve is a simple medical device used by tracheostomy and ventilator patients. When placed on the hub of the tracheostomy tube or in-line with the ventilator circuit, the Passy-Muir Valve redirects air flow through the vocal folds, mouth and nose enabling voice and improved communication.

This device is approved by FDA.

David passed way in 1990.

Adapted from: http://www.passy-muir.com/home

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关于发明者

David Muir, born in 1962, in USA, suffered from Muscular Dystrophy and one day had a respiratory arrest. He invented Passy-Muir® Valve when he was 23 years old, to improve his communication, and founded his company in 1985.

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