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Progressive Weaning Unit (Burnaby Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

After a difficult injury or illness, you might find yourself dependent on ventilator technology in order to breathe. The Progressive Weaning Unit (PWU) is a program designed to get a patient who is in the recovery and rehabilitation stage to breathe on his own, done in a planned step-wise fashion. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
Body Location:
  • Lungs, Breathing, and Airways
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Rehabilitation and Recovery
  • Support,
  • Smoking,
  • Tobacco,
  • Feedback,
  • Coaching
  • All
  • Critical Care
Revision Date:
March 06, 2012
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