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Muffling caused by the wearing of face masks has been a problem for cough recording systems using free field microphones during the COVID-19 pandemic. A new study has looked at the potential of an algorithm capable of using data from contact sensor only.
A recent study explored the influence of body positioning on pulmonary functions tests (PFTs). The results show that body positioning affects the results of PFTs, but the optimal position and significance of the benefit differs between study populations.
Aurika Savickaite is passionate about non-invasive ventilation (NIV) via helmet, and she has now set up a website www.helmetbasedventilation.com to share her expertise and knowledge with others. Having been involved in the successful testing of helmet ventilation at the University of Chicago, Aurika has invaluable insight to share.

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