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Validation of an Instrument Measuring Patient Satisfaction With Chest Physiotherapy Techniques in Cystic Fibrosis

Oermann CM, et al. | CHEST | 2000

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Perceived efficacy, convenience, and comfort scores were determined from 129 surveys sent to patients with CF who used PDPV, Flutter and/or HFCWO techniques. Mean satisfaction scores revealed significant improvements in perceived efficacy with HFCWO compared to PDPV (P=0.045). Patient compliance was shown to correlate with satisfaction with prescribed therapies. 

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Care Settings: All Care Settings

Clinical Focus: Respiratory Care

Content Type: Journal Articles

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Reference: Oermann CM, et al. Chest. 2000;118(1):92-97.