Respiratory physiotherapy in the pulmonary dysfunction after cardiac surgery.

@article{Renault2008RespiratoryPI,
  title={Respiratory physiotherapy in the pulmonary dysfunction after cardiac surgery.},
  author={Julia Alencar Renault and Ricardo Costa-Val and M{\'a}rcia Braz Rossetti},
  journal={Revista brasileira de cirurgia cardiovascular : orgao oficial da Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Cardiovascular},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={562-9}
}
The aim of this work is to make a critical review about the different techniques of respiratory physiotherapy used following cardiac surgery and this effectiveness in reverting pulmonary dysfunction. It has been used as reference publications in English and Portuguese using as key words thoracic surgery, respiratory exercises, physical therapy modalities, postoperative complications and myocardial revascularization, contained in the following databases BIREME, SciELO Brazil, LILACS, PUBMED… CONTINUE READING
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