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Does early pulmonary rehabilitation reduce acute health‐care utilization in COPD patients admitted with an exacerbation? A randomized controlled study
Background and objective:  In COPD, hospital admissions and readmissions account for the majority of health‐care costs. The aim of this prospective randomized controlled study was to determine ifExpand
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Inspiratory muscle training increases inspiratory muscle strength in patients weaning from mechanical ventilation: a systematic review.
QUESTION Does inspiratory muscle training improve inspiratory muscle strength and endurance, facilitate weaning, improve survival, and reduce the rate of reintubation and tracheostomy in adultsExpand
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Inspiratory muscle training to facilitate weaning from mechanical ventilation: protocol for a systematic review
BackgroundIn intensive care, weaning is the term used for the process of withdrawal of mechanical ventilation to enable spontaneous breathing to be re-established. Inspiratory muscle weakness andExpand
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