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Role of Pranayama in Rehabilitation of COPD patients-a Randomized Controlled Study

@inproceedings{Katiyar2007RoleOP,
  title={Role of Pranayama in Rehabilitation of COPD patients-a Randomized Controlled Study},
  author={S. Katiyar and S. Bihari},
  year={2007}
}
  • S. Katiyar, S. Bihari
  • Published 2007
  • Effects of Pranayama was studied on COPD patients considering PFT, blood gases, 6MWT and SGRQ scores and compared with control. Forty eight patients with severe COPD were randomly divided (24 each) into two groups. Group 1 patients were trained to do paranayama for 3 months for at least half an hour duration. Both the groups were allowed to continue with their usual physical activity and medications. Spirometry, ABG, 6MWT was done and SGRQ scores were measured before and after study. Training… CONTINUE READING

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