Physiological responses to positive expiratory pressure breathing: a comparison of the PEP bottle and the PEP mask.

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BACKGROUND In the intensive care unit we have observed that patients have different adherence to 2 commonly used positive-expiratory-pressure (PEP) therapy devices: the PEP bottle and the PEP mask. The reason for this difference is not clear. METHODS In a randomized prospective study, we made continuous recordings of airway pressure and airflow, with 20… (More)

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@article{Sehlin2007PhysiologicalRT, title={Physiological responses to positive expiratory pressure breathing: a comparison of the PEP bottle and the PEP mask.}, author={Maria Sehlin and F. Ohberg and G{\"o}ran A. Johansson and Ola Wins{\"o}}, journal={Respiratory care}, year={2007}, volume={52 8}, pages={1000-5} }