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

Kendrick, Adrian H.
June 2007
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine (Supplement);Jun2007, Vol. 100 Issue 47, p3
Academic Journal
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.


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