Chest Percussion

Chest percussion is also called chest physiotheraphy.It invoves using a cupped hand and alternately clapping with both hand on the patient chest wall to loosen thick secretions (as a airway clearance).

Chest percussion help mucus expel and cough up.

Chest percussion should vigorous and rhythmical but don’t cause pain.

Chest percussion should be done over the lung segment that is to be drained.

Soalan LJM : Tujuan melakukan chest percussion bagi pesakit yang mengalami bronchiol asthma ialah ?

Jawapan: Melonggarkan sekresi pada kawasan yang banyak sekresi terkumpul.