All articles tagged "preoperative IMT"

Preoperative IMT for postoperative pulmonary complications

Intervention Review Preoperative IMT for postoperative pulmonary complications in adults undergoing cardiac and major abdominal surgery The objective of this Intervention Review from the Editorial Group: Cochrane Anaesthesia, Critical, and Emergency Care Group, was to assess how effective Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) proved to be in adults with postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) undergoing cardiac or major

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Reference chart of inspiratory muscle strength: a new tool

Published by Elsevier Ltd from Physiotherapy (Volume 100, Issue 2, June 2014, Pages 128–133), the reference chart was declared “a novel tool for monitoring the progress of inspiratory muscle training for physiotherapy practice” and recommended its wider use in clinical practice. STUDY Reference chart of inspiratory muscle strength: a new tool to monitor the effect

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Preoperative IMT to prevent post-op pulmonary complications

Study Protocol: Preoperative Inspiratory Muscle Training to prevent postoperative pulmonary complications in patients undergoing esophageal resection (PREPARE study): study protocl for a randomized controlled trial This is an Open Access article, published April 2014. Background: “Esophageal resection is associated with a high incidence of postoperative pneumonia. Respiratory complications account for almost half of the readmissions

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