Frequently Asked Questions

How do I connect with other ventilator users?

How do I find someone who could make use of a ventilator(s) that we own, but can no longer use?

How do I find out if my breathing and sleep problems are related to my prior polio?  I have breathing problems due to a neuromuscular condition. What tests should I have done?

Where can I find general information about post-surgery respiratory muscle problems for my physician and anesthesiologist?

Where can I find out information about the service status of the CareFusion LTV vents?

Where can I find out information about the status of the old LIFECARE PLV-100 and its variations, and the NEV-100?

What is the status of service support for the Achieva by Covidien RMS? The Smartair and Supportair devices?

Where can I find resources for people with COPD?

Where can I find basic information about living with a ventilator at home?

Where can I find information/statements from professionals about home/domiciliary care for individuals living at home on a ventilator?

Where can I find health professionals who are expert in home mechanical ventilation?

Where can I find information about using a trach?

Where can I find information about frog breathing?

Where can I find information about mouthpiece ventilation?

Where can I find a facility (beyond the hospital) that will accept a person on a ventilator?

Where can I find information to assist me in flying with my ventilator?

Where can I find the regulations for traveling with a disability post-September 11th?

Where can I find coding information for portable ventilators and respiratory assist devices?

Where can I find examples of respiratory homecare programs?

 

 

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