TITLE

Airway clearance techniques in cystic fibrosis: physiology, devices and the future

AUTHOR(S)
Kendrick, Adrian H.
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (Supplement);Jun2007, Vol. 100 Issue 47, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reviews the techniques in cystic fibrosis for airway clearance from the view of a physiologist and instrumentalist. It discusses the structure-function relationship of the lungs with cystic fibrosis and how airway clearance devices work. It also introduces devices and techniques for enhancing mucociliary clearance and the corresponding criteria for the techniques.
ACCESSION #
36604424

 

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