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The current use of positive expiratory pressure (PEP) therapy by public hospital physiotherapists in New South Wales

@inproceedings{Johnston2013TheCU,
  title={The current use of positive expiratory pressure (PEP) therapy by public hospital physiotherapists in New South Wales},
  author={Catherine Johnston and R. James and Jennifer Mackney},
  year={2013}
}
Positive expiratory pressure (PEP) therapy involves the application of a resistance to expiration to produce positive airway pressure. PEP therapy is an effective treatment strategy; however, little is known about its current clinical use. The purpose of this study was to describe the clinical use of PEP therapy. The study was a cross sectional design using a written survey. Participants were physiotherapists from public hospitals in New South Wales, Australia (n=149). The response rate was 60… CONTINUE READING

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