Passy-Muir valve | definition of Passy-Muir valve by Medical dictionary
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Pa·ssy-Mu·ir valve (pas'ē-myū'ĭr valv)
One-way valvular device to facilitate ventilation and speech in patients who have undergone tracheotomy.
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PEEP must be adjusted to obtain proper speaking, without fatigue, associated with the Passy-Muir valve
, increasing subglottic pressure and enabling speech production .
Riley was also working with a Passy-Muir valve
(a one-way valve that attaches to the outside opening of the tracheostomy tube and allows air to pass into the trach, but not out through it).
The Passy-Muir valve
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Wearing the Passy-Muir Valve
restores the ability of the infant or child to vocalize, thereby allowing them to perform these important vocal behaviors.
Effect of the Passy-Muir Valve
on aspiration in patients with tracheostomy.