Feedback withdrawal and changing compliance during manual hyperinflation.

  title={Feedback withdrawal and changing compliance during manual hyperinflation.},
  author={Julie Hila and Elizabeth R Ellis and Wendy Holmes},
  journal={Physiotherapy research international : the journal for researchers and clinicians in physical therapy},
  volume={7 2},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The performance of manual hyperinflation by physiotherapists can be improved by the availability of a pressure manometer. The present study aimed to test whether these benefits could be maintained when the manometer is withdrawn and whether the availability of a manometer affects the pressures delivered under changing respiratory compliances. METHOD Manual hyperinflation breaths were delivered to a test lung by student physiotherapists, with a target peak airway… CONTINUE READING