Comparison of High Frequency Chest Compression and Conventional Chest Physiotherapy in Hospitalized Patients With Cystic Fibrosis
Arens R, et al. | American Journal of Respiratory Critical Care Medicine | 1994

Fifty patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) admitted for acute pulmonary exacerbation were randomly selected to receive either high frequency chest compression (HFCC) or conventional physiotherapy (CPT) 3 times daily. Significant improvements in pulmonary function tests and clinical status were observed at 7 and 14 days of treatment in both groups. Length of hospital stay were similar between the 2 groups.

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  • Care Settings: Acute Care
  • Clinical Focus: Respiratory Care
  • Content Type: Journal Articles
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  • Reference: Arens R, et al. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1994;150:1154-1157.