Chest physiotherapy and outcomes in ICU


Sir: In the intriguing report by Templeton and Palazzo [1], the authors analyzed the impact of chest physiotherapy in the time to become ventilator-free (defined as the time between initiation of ventilation and when ventilator-free) in 172 critically ill patients under mechanical ventilation. The study was a welldesigned single-blinded randomized trial… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00134-007-0893-7


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@article{Beraldo2007ChestPA, title={Chest physiotherapy and outcomes in ICU}, author={Marcelo do Amaral Beraldo and Karina Tavares Timenetsky}, journal={Intensive Care Medicine}, year={2007}, volume={33}, pages={2232-2232} }