Nonpharmacologic airway clearance techniques in hospitalized patients: a systematic review.

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Nonpharmacologic airway clearance techniques are used to reduce the sequelae of obstructive secretions. We systematically reviewed comparative studies of nonpharmacologic interventions that health professionals can employ to achieve mucus clearance in hospitalized or postoperative patients without cystic fibrosis, over the age of 12 months. We searched… (More)
DOI: 10.4187/respcare.02704

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