PERCUSSOR

Known as: percussors 
A percussor is a small hammerlike device used by a physician to provide light blows to a body part. A percussor is used as a diagnostic aid during… (More)
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2018
2018
BACKGROUND The Vibralung Acoustical Percussor is a new airway clearance therapy (ACT) utilizing intrapulmonary sound waves in… (More)
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2014
2014
INTRODUCTION Conventional Chest Physiotherapy (CCPT) remains the mainstay of treatment for sputum mobilization in patients with… (More)
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate the risk of developing pneumonia in acute stroke patients comparing the… (More)
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2001
2001
In this issue of Pediatric Cardiology, Thompson et al. assess, in their article “Use of Automated Cardiac Auscultation for… (More)
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2001
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2001
PURPOSE We compare the effectiveness of mechanical percussion and inversion with observation for eliminating lower caliceal… (More)
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1993
1993
In this study, the role of mechanical trauma to skin in industrial dermatitis is considered. The percussive component of… (More)
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1991
1991
STUDY OBJECTIVE To assess the value of precordial percussion in detecting cardiomegaly, and to compare it with palpation of the… (More)
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1979
1979
The force of impact and frequency of percussion by physiotherapists and parents of children with cystic fibrosis were analysed on… (More)
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1979
1979
Chest physiotherapy still remains one of the most important aspects in the treatment of chest complications of cystic fibrosis. A… (More)
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1977
1977
We have utilized whole-lung lavage in the successful treatment of 18 patients with pulmonary alveolar proteinosis. Our ten-year… (More)
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