There are five”high frequency chest wall oscillation” systems

Click here to learn about this method

There is some controversy about the relative benefit of Vests compared with Airway Clearance Aids used by most people.

Trials have not shown Vests produce a better result

The conclusions of a long term trial can be viewed at

From a practical point of view, the clearance of mucus can be easy or extremely difficult. What works best for one, may not do so for others. If clearing the mucus from your airways is very difficult, you should consider a Vest. Most suppliers will rent or loan their product for a trial period. If you can afford the cost of a Vest and a trial outcome for you is positive, go ahead

Click on the following brand names to learn about each system


The Incourage

Smart Vest

The Vest

The Vest Airway Clearance System is available from Hill Rom in Sydney. Tel 02 9562 0900

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