Airway Carance System Complete Hill-Rom The Vest® Model 105 Airway Clearance System New, locking hoses on the air pulse unit side that prevent the hose from unintentionally being disconnected from the air pulse unit. Software version 1.22 This system has been completely disassembled, disinfected, inspected and fully tested to OEM specifications. Also Included One Vest of your […]
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In mid-2014, Hill-Rom started shipping theVest Model 105 with the locking hose system. The software version is still 1.22 and there do not appear to be any other changes in the software or hardware configuration that we have seen. The only difference is that the front of the air pulse unit has two air hose […]
The CFV Living Well Assistance Program helps with the expenses of living with cystic fibrosis. Financial aid is given to assist with the cost of fitness programs, physiotherapy equipment, education and training, adult respite holidays and in other times of financial need. To ensure that the distribution of funds is managed effectively and equitably, CFV […]
….and why would we take them apart? Well, in order to guarantee the safety and complete decontamination, we have to take apart the entire air pulse unit. This way, we can disinfect each and every component of the system. It also allows us to test every component to ensure that it is working properly. Don’t […]
Here is what can happen if you expose your air pulse unit to direct sunlight for extended periods of time. This unit was only 1.5 years old. It does not appear that this has caused damage to the plastic, but certainly changed the color of the air pulse unit. We hope that all of you […]
We often get the question: “Do you have any cheap Hill-Rom Vest Model 104 systems?” We can’t afford a Model 105 but see that some older Model 104s are really cheap. Well, yes there are some really cheap OLD systems out there. They run great! Barely used, only 10 hours!!! Only $ 500. Well….. Save […]
So many people have asked this question that I decided to summarize the information to make it easier to choose between the three systems. What makes this a bit trickier is that all of the air pulse units look almost identical. The only visual cue is that the model 105 has a ‘105’ logo, the […]
In many countries, physicians, respiratory therapists, caregivers and members of the CF community have prolonged discussions about the value of HFCWO Airway Clearance Therapy vs. Manual Percussion Therapy. This debate often include arguments about the high cost of modern Airway Clearance Systems, such as the Hill-Rom ‘The Vest’ System. Due to the high costs of […]
Hill-Rom put a lot of thought into building a really great airway clearance device. The system is well designed and has been built from quality materials. However, no designer can predict the knocks and bumps that their ‘baby’ will have to endure in the real world. Here are some tips for keeping your investment safe(r). […]
Bronchiectasis is a serious, debilitating, and increasingly prevalent disease in the developed and developing world. Due to an overall aging of first world populations as well as widespread tobacco use and the prevalence of airborne pollution in many urban areas there has been a dramatic rise in new cases. New data and vastly improved diagnostic […]
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