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Patient Questions & Answers

acapella® choice

 

Please see below for some common question and answers related to our acapella® choice respiratory device

 

1)  How long can the same acapella® choice device be used?

acapella® choice is a single patient use device and reusable. The device is recommended to be replaced  every six month.

 

2)  Do I have different options to use acapella® choice with a mouth piece or with a face mask?

 Yes, if you have a problem using the mouthpiece acapella® can also be used with a face mask. This can be hand held or strap mounted for hands free use

 

 

3)  What is the required body position when using acapella® choice?

acapella® choice can be used in any body position. You can sit, stand and lay.

 

4)  How can I clean acapella® choice?

 acapella® choice is very easy to clean. The device can be autoclaved, cleaned in a dishwasher, or simply washed with warm water or standard dishwasher detergent

 

5)  I am very mobile – can I use acapella® choice also when I am not home?

Yes.  acapella® choice is a compact device that requires no wires or power. It can therefore be used by you while you are on the move.

 

6)  Which conditions can be treated with acapella® choice?

 acapella® vibratory PEP devices may be beneficial in treating patients with these conditions:

  • COPD (Chronic Bronchitis / Emphysema)
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Atelectasis
  • Abdominal/Thoracic Post Operative
  • Atelectasis and Secretion Retention
  • Asthma (with Secretion Retention)
  • CNS / Neuromuscular DiseaseMucociliary Clearance Disorders

 

Please see the Instructions for Use for a complete listing of the indications, contraindications, warnings and precautions.