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Active Cycle of Breathing Technique (ACBTs)


Active cycle of breathing technique (ACBT) combines different breathing techniques that help clear mucus from the lungs in three phases. The first phase helps you relax your airways. The second phase helps you to get air behind mucus and clears mucus. The third phase helps force the mucus out of your lungs.

Information/Resources

Explore these helpful videos and resources to learn more about the Active Cycle of Breathing Technique (ACBT) and the role it plays in your respiratory care.

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Kid Resources: ACBT

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Kid Resources: Active Cycle Breathing and Huff Cough

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Adolescent Resources: Active Cycle of Breathing Technique (ACBT)

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Adolescent Resources: Active Cycle of Breathing Technique

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Adult Resources: Active Cycle of Breathing Technique (ACBT)

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Adult Resources: Active Cycle of Breathing: Airway Clearance Technique

Time per session:

10 – 15 mins

Self Administered

Yes

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