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Inspiratory muscle rehabilitation in critically ill adults a systematic review and meta-analysis

Vorona, Stefannie; Umberto, Sabatini; Al-Maqbali, Sulaiman; Bertoni, Michele; Dres, Martin; Bissett, Bernie M; Van Haren, Frank; Daniel Martin, A; Urrea, Cristian; Brace, Deborah; Parotto, Martin


Rationale: Respiratory muscle weakness is common in critically ill patients; the role of targeted inspiratory muscle training (IMT) in intensive care unit rehabilitation strategies remains poorly defined. Objectives: The primary objective of the present study was to describe the range and tolerability of published methods for IMT. The secondary objectives were to determine whether IMT improves respiratory muscle strength and clinical outcomes in critically ill patients. Methods: We conducted a...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-06
Type: Journal article
Source: Annals of the American Thoracic Society
DOI: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201712-961OC
Access Rights: Open Access


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