NEALS Webinar: Advances in Cough and Secretion Management in ALS

Advances in Cough and Secretion Management, is the second webinar in the "Advances in Respiratory Care in ALS" (ARC-ALS) 4-Part Webinar Series presented by NEALS and the NEALS Respiratory Care and Ventilation Committee.

Join us for the second session in the webinar series, which will delve into advances in cough and secretion management in ALS. This webinar highlights the application of the validated Oral Secretion Scale (OSS) to predict tolerance of noninvasive ventilation and to manage secretions effectively.

Expert discussions will cover:
Indications for Oropharyngeal Suctioning: Identifying when this intervention is necessary.
Mechanical In-Exsufflation: Differences in application between bulbar and nonbulbar ALS patients.
Contraindications in Airway Management: Essential precautions and considerations.
Pharmacological Agents: Exploring pharmacological approaches to secretion management.

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