POWERbreathe Medic offers an evidence-based, drug-free treatment for patients in a variety of medical conditions such as COPD, Heart Failure, Asthma, Thoracic Surgery, Ventilator Weaning, Cystic Fibrosis and Neuromuscular Disease.
These benefits were the findings of trials and research in which the original POWERbreathe Medic Classic was the intervention used.
Level 0 = 9cmH2O
Level 1 = 16cmH2O
Level 2 = 23cmH2O
Level 3 = 29cmH2O
Level 4 = 36cmH2O
Level 5 = 43cmH2O
Level 6 = 50cmH2O
Level 7 = 57cmH2O
Level 8 = 64cmH2O
Level 9 = 71cmH2O
Level 10 = 78cmH2O
(Precise load settings may vary)
Medical Devices Directive
The main purpose of the Directive is to harmonise national controls, so allowing free movement of medical devices throughout the European Union and EFTA whilst at the same time ensuring that all devices within the Union are reasonably safe in use.
The Directive covers most medical devices other than active implantable medical devices and in vitro diagnostics.
POWERbreathe is drug free, suitable for almost anyone and should cause no harmful side effects when used properly. Please read the following precautions and contraindications to ensure that POWERbreathe is used safely and appropriately.
Healthcare Professional should take into consideration the following conditions before patients use POWERbreathe:
Inspiratory muscle training, such as training with POWERbreathe, is not recommended for patients with certain conditions, including the following: