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What does PEP stand for?

PEP stands for Positive Expiratory Pressure (respiratory medicine)

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The following forms of bronchial hygiene therapy are sometimes useful: postural drainage with percussion and/or vibration, high frequency compression/oscillation therapy, flutter valve, intra-pulmonary percussive ventilation, and positive expiratory pressure therapy.
TM] PEP positive expiratory pressure device, and the Threshold(r) IMT and Pflex(r) inspiratory muscle trainers.
[61] Additionally, VC was found to significantly correlate with all other pulmonary function tests except for positive expiratory pressure (PEP) and maximal negative inspiratory pressure (MIP).
It is the only airway clearance device that simultaneously offers positive expiratory pressure, airway oscillation and intermittent flow acceleration, providing a most beneficial means of airway clearance.