Effects of Changes in Lung Volume on Oscillatory Flow Rate During High-Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation

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Scott J Butcher ; Michal P Pasiorowski ; Richard L Jones (2007)
  • Publisher: Hindawi Limited
  • Journal: Canadian Respiratory Journal (issn: 1198-2241)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/2007/514573
  • Subject: Original Article | Diseases of the respiratory system | RC705-779

BACKGROUND: The effectiveness of high-frequency chest wall oscillation (HFCWO) in mucolysis and mucous clearance is thought to be dependant on oscillatory flow rate (Fosc). Therefore, increasing Fosc during HFCWO may have a clinical benefit.
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