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    The inauguration of the NKTI-Baxter Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) Center of Excellence was held last February 23, 2021 at the NKTI. The center is a two-storey warehouse for PD dialysis solutions and accessories. Facilities include areas for patient training and clinical management as well as a queuing system to make the process of claiming these lifesaving fluids more efficient for PD patients.
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This is a technique using visual feedback to encourage patients to take slow, deep, sustained maximal inspiration (SMI). The apparatus used acts purely as a visual motivator encouraging patient effort and compliance.

Objectives of Incentive Spirometry:
1. Improve inspiratory muscle performance.
2. Re- establish or stimulates normal pattern of pulmonary hyperinflation.
3. Maintain normal airway potency.
5. Prevention or reversal of atelectasis.

    Preparation: None
    Test Time: 5 – 10 minutes
    Test Area: In-patient - Bedside, Out-patient - Pulmonary Laboratory