Incentive spirometry is indicated for individuals recovering from pulmonary illness or surgery. This short video-based module demonstrates how to instruct your patients in the use of an incentive spirometer.
Section 1: Teaching Self-Management Skills: Use of Incentive Spirometry
What Is an Incentive Spirometer?
Who Uses an Incentive Spirometer?
Components of the Incentive Spirometer
How to Instruct Your Patient
Common Mistakes and How to Correct Them
Nicole Fogarty holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Northeastern University. She has experience treating patients with cardiopulmonary, orthopedic, and neurological impairments in the inpatient setting. She also has experience in outpatient orthopedics with additional training in medical screening and lumbopelvic examination and treatment. Nicole enjoys using her clinical experience and interest in current rehabilitation research as a Physical Therapy writer for Relias. Disclosure: Nicole Fogarty, PT, DPT discloses the following potential conflict of interests/commercial interests: Relevant Financial Relationship with Relias LLC as a Salaried Employee Relevant Non-Financial Relationship with No Entities Exists as a Contributor
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