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Huff Huff I n h a l e The “Huff” Coughing Technique This coughing technique can be done by itself. It should also be done along with other techniques, if those are prescribed. When to do: Special Instructions: To exhale, open your mouth and make a “huff” sound in your throat. (This is the same way you might breathe to clean a pair of glasses.) Huff 2 to 3 times as you exhale. Relax for a few seconds. Then repeat the steps as needed. Sit on a chair with both feet on the floor. Have a box of tissues handy. Take a slow, deep breath through your nose. Hold the breath for a moment before moving on to the next step. Chapter 9: Airway Clearance This information is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare. Always follow your healthcare provider’s instructions. ©2011 Krames StayWell, LLC. www.kramesstaywell.com 800-333-3032 All rights reserved.

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    The Huff Coughing Technique

    This coughing technique can be done by itself. It should also be done along with other techniques, if those are prescribed.

    When to do:

    Special Instructions:

    To exhale, open your mouth and make a huff sound in your throat. (This is the same way you might breathe to clean a pair of glasses.) Huff 2 to 3 times as you exhale. Relax for a few seconds. Then repeat the steps as needed.

    Sit on a chair with both feet on the floor. Have a box of tissues handy. Take a slow, deep breath through your nose. Hold the breath for a moment before moving on to the next step.

    Chapter 9: Airway Clearance

    This information is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare. Always follow your healthcare providers instructions.2011 Krames StayWell, LLC. www.kramesstaywell.com 800-333-3032 All rights reserved.

    www.kramesstaywell.com