Incentive spirometry and breath stacking : effects on the inspiratory capacity of individuals submitted to abdominal surgery

@inproceedings{Dias2008IncentiveSA,
  title={Incentive spirometry and breath stacking : effects on the inspiratory capacity of individuals submitted to abdominal surgery},
  author={Ajantha Dias and Ferreira MFB and Guimar{\~a}es},
  year={2008}
}
Background: Respiratory complications are the main causes of increased morbidity and mortality in individuals who undergo upper abdominal surgery. The effi cacy of physical therapy procedures needs clarifi cation, and it is necessary to know which therapeutic approaches are the best ones to implement. Objective: To compare the inspiratory volume during the breath stacking maneuver with the volume during incentive spirometry, in abdominal surgery patients. Methods: Twelve patients, on their fi… CONTINUE READING

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