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Respiratory physiotherapy 

Respiratory physiotherapy
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date: 14 July 2020

Airway clearance techniques 302

Indications for physiotherapy 303

On-call physiotherapy services 305

Respiratory physiotherapy (PT) is indicated in specific acute situations to facilitate secretion clearance, reduce airflow obstruction and improve ventilation. This is achieved using a variety of airway clearance techniques.

Several airway clearance techniques (ACTs) are available and can be used alone or in combination according to the clinical situation....

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