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Mouth Mask versus Pursed Lip Breathing on Ventilatory Functions and Dyspnea Index in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

M.Sc.; Nesreen G. Elnahas Soma A.G. Abd-ElGhany, Ph.D.; Youssef M.A. Soliman Zahra M.H. Serry
The Medical Journal of Cairo University , Volume 88, pp 1461-1468; doi:10.21608/mjcu.2020.115373

Abstract: Background: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a rising health problem. Dyspnea causes reduction of functional status and quality of life in it. Pursed Lips Breathing (PLB) and mouth mask use to reduce dyspnea and improve quality of life. Aim of Study: To compare the effect of mouth mask versus pursed lip breathing on ventilatory functions and dyspnea index in patient with chronic obstructive lung disease. Subjects and Methods: Forty men patient presented with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (FEV1/FVC
Keywords: Treatment / quality of life / COPD / functions / Obstructive Lung Disease / improving of dyspnea / Mask versus Pursed

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