Positive expiratory pressure - Common clinical applications and physiological effects.

Abstract

Breathing out against resistance, in order to achieve positive expiratory pressure (PEP), is applied by many patient groups. Pursed lips breathing and a variety of devices can be used to create the resistance giving the increased expiratory pressure. Effects on pulmonary outcomes have been discussed in several publications, but the expected underlying… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.rmed.2014.11.003

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@article{Olsn2015PositiveEP, title={Positive expiratory pressure - Common clinical applications and physiological effects.}, author={Monika Fagevik Ols{\'e}n and Louise Lannefors and Elisabeth Westerdahl}, journal={Respiratory medicine}, year={2015}, volume={109 3}, pages={297-307} }