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Predictive equations for respiratory muscle strength according to international and Brazilian guidelines.
Background: The maximum static respiratory pressures, namely the maximum inspiratory pressure (MIP) and maximum expiratory pressure (MEP), reflect the strength of the respiratory muscles. TheseExpand
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Optoelectronic plethysmography: a review of the literature.
BACKGROUND Optoelectronic plethysmography (OEP) is an innovative method of indirect measurement of pulmonary ventilation, capable of breath-by-breath, three-dimensional, real time assessment ofExpand
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Predictive equations for respiratory muscle strength according to international and Brazilian guidelines
Background: The maximum static respiratory pressures, namely the maximum inspiratory pressure (MIP) and maximum expiratory pressure (MEP), reflect the strength of the respiratory muscles. TheseExpand
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Comparison of three protocols for measuring the maximal respiratory pressures
Introduction To avoid the selection of submaximal efforts during the assessment of maximal inspiratory and expiratory pressures (MIP and MEP), some reproducibility criteria have been suggested.Expand
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Pletismografia optoeletrônica: uma revisão da literatura
BACKGROUND: Optoelectronic plethysmography (OEP) is an innovative method of indirect measurement of pulmonary ventilation, capable of breath-by-breath, three-dimensional, real time assessment ofExpand
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Test-retest reliability and concurrent validity of a digital manovacuometer
La manovacuometria es una prueba sencilla, rapida y no invasiva que mide las presiones respiratorias maximas (PRM). Directrices recomiendan el uso del manuvacuometro digital debido a su altaExpand
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Effects of noninvasive ventilation on dynamic hiperinflation of patients with COPD during activities of daily living with upper limbs.
BACKGROUND Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) complain of dyspnea on activities of daily living (ADLs) with the upper limbs. Dynamic hyperinflation (DH) is one of theExpand
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Reprodutibilidade teste-reteste e validade concorrente de manovacuômetro digital
La manovacuometria es una prueba sencilla, rapida y no invasiva que mide las presiones respiratorias maximas (PRM). Directrices recomiendan el uso del manuvacuometro digital debido a su altaExpand
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