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The use of spirometers and peak flow meters in the diagnosis and management of asthma among Spanish pediatricians. Results from the TRAP study
The objective of this study was to determine the level of adherence of pediatricians in Spain to the Spanish National Guidelines for Asthma Treatment with regard to the use of a peak flow meter (PEFR) or a spirometer in ...
Weight loss improves arterial blood gases and respiratory parameters in obese dogs
Canine obesity is a common medical disorder and a known risk factor for associated diseases; it can seriously influence various physiological functions, thereby limiting the longevity of the animal. In this study, we ...
Incentive spirometry in major surgeries: a systematic review
(Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Fisioterapia, 2011)
OBJECTIVE: To conduct a systematic review to evaluate the evidence of the use of incentive spirometry (IS) for the prevention of postoperative pulmonary complications and for the recovery of pulmonary function in patients ...
Phase I clinical trial of cell therapy in patients with advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: follow-up of up to 3 years
(Associação Brasileira de Hematologia e Hemoterapia e daSociedade Brasileira de Transplante de Medula Óssea, 2013)
BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a major inflammatory disease of the airways and an enormous therapeutic challenge. Within the spectrum of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary emphysema is ...
Respiratory Parameters and Exercise Functional Capacity in Preeclampsia
(Informa Healthcare, 2014)