Positive expiratory pressure therapy versus other airway clearance techniques for bronchiectasis (Protocol)

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: The primary aim of this review is to determine the effects of PEP therapy compared with other ACTs on HRQOL, rate of acute exacerbations and incidence of hospitalisation in individuals with stable or acute non-CF bronchiectasis. Secondary aims include determining the effects of PEP therapy upon physiological outcomes and clinical signs and symptoms compared with other ACTs in individuals with stable or acute non-CF bronchiectasis.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberCD011699
Number of pages13
JournalCochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Volume2015
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 May 2015
Externally publishedYes

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