Passy-Muir valve


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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 [23].
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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.