- By Karolinska University Hospital
Designed for professionals working with patients (adults or children) who have, or are at risk of having respiratory problems. Contains exercises to facilitate secretion mobilization, improve alveolar ventilation and enhance the physical ability at reduced lung function.
Used for both inpatients and outpatients, they can be patients with obstructive or restrictive lung diseases, postoperative patients or patients with neurological diseases with risk of secondary lung problems due to muscle weakness. Includes the following: breathing techniques, secretion mobilization techniques, inhalation techniques, positioning, strength training, fitness training and patient education material. Some of the exercises can be performed by the patient with or without assistance.
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