ORIGINAL ARTICLE The effect of positive - thorax bmj com


    To cite: Osadnik CR, McDonald CF, Miller BR, et al. Thorax 2014;69: 137–143. ABSTRACT Background Positive expiratory pressure (PEP) is a technique used to enhance sputum clearance during acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AECOPD). The impact of PEP therapy during acute exacerbations on clinically important outcomes ...


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