Mask PEP therapy, the Acapella[R] and Autogenic drainage were seldom used.
What does AD stand for?
AD stands for Autogenic Drainage (respiratory physiology)
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- Audio Drama
- Auricula Derecha (Spanish: Right Atrium)
- Außer Dienst (German: Retired)
- Australian Democrats (political group)
- Authorized Dealer
- Authorized Delay
- Authorized Distributor
- Auto Disable (syringe)
- autodestruct (syringe)
- Autodistribution (French automotive parts distributor)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Treatment/management practices reviewed include chest physiotherapy (percussion, postural drainage, and vibration), manually assisted cough, forced expiratory technique (huffing), autogenic drainage, respiratory muscle training, positive expiratory pressure, devices designed to oscillate gas in the airway and mechanical cough assistive devices.
Other techniques and devices include Autogenic drainage (AD), mechanical percussors for use with traditional CPT, the Flutter[R] valve, and positive expiratory pressure (PEP); intrapulmonary percussive ventilation (IPV) represents a variant form of PEP.