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Specific inspiratory muscle training is safe in selected patients who are ventilator-dependent: A case series

Bissett, Bernie M; Leditschke, Isabel; Green, Margot

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Background: Mechanical ventilation of intensive care patients results in inspiratory muscle weakness. Inspiratory muscle training may be useful, but no studies have specifically described the physiological response to training. Research questions: Is inspiratory muscle training with a threshold device safe in selected ventilator-dependent patients? Does inspiratory muscle strength increase with high-intensity inspiratory muscle training in ventilator-dependent patients? Design: Prospective...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/67670
Source: Intensive and Critical Care Nursing
DOI: 10.1016/j.iccn.2012.01.003

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