Effects of partial isothermic immersion on the spirometry parameters of tetraplegic patients.

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STUDY OBJECTIVES Our objective was to compare under controlled conditions the effect of immersion on spirometry parameters of patients with tetraplegia vs those of normal individuals. DESIGN AND PATIENTS Twenty-three otherwise well tetraplegic subjects were compared to a control group of 11 similar healthy subjects before and during 5 to 15 min of… (More)

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@article{Thomaz2005EffectsOP, title={Effects of partial isothermic immersion on the spirometry parameters of tetraplegic patients.}, author={S{\'e}rgio Thomaz and Paulo S{\'e}rgio Siebra Beraldo and Sergio Ricardo Menezes Mateus and Thomas P. Horan and Josevan Cerqueira Leal}, journal={Chest}, year={2005}, volume={128 1}, pages={184-9} }