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Fernanda C. Q. Mello ; Rosana S. Rodrigues ; Ana L. Boechat ; Marcus B. Conde ; Sara L. S. Menezes ;Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia 2010, 14 2

Author: Juliana F. Oliveira

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Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia ISSN: 1413-3555 rbfisio@ufscar.br Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e PósGraduação em Fisioterapia Brasil Oliveira, Juliana F.; Mello, Fernanda C.
Q.; Rodrigues, Rosana S.; Boechat, Ana L.; Conde, Marcus B.; Menezes, Sara L.
S. Effect of continuous positive airway pressure on fluid absorption among patients with pleural effusion due to tuberculosis Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia, vol.
14, núm.
2, marzo-abril, 2010, pp.
127-132 Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Fisioterapia São Carlos, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=235016574002 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative ISSN 1413-3555 Original Article Rev Bras Fisioter, São Carlos, v.
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2010 Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia © Effect of continuous positive airway pressure on fluid absorption among patients with pleural effusion due to tuberculosis Efeito da pressão positiva nas vias aéreas sobre a absorção do derrame pleural em pacientes devido à tuberculose Juliana F.
Oliveira1, Fernanda C.
Q.
Mello2, Rosana S.
Rodrigues2, Ana L.
Boechat2, Marcus B.
Conde2, Sara L.
S.
Menezes1,2 Abstract Background: Tuberculosis (TB) remains as an important public health problem worldwide.
The most common type is pulmonary TB, and the most prevalent form of extra-pulmonary disease among HIV-negative patients is pleural disease.
Objective: The objective of the present study was to determine the effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) on fluid absorption among patients with pleural effusion due to TB.
Methods: Twenty patients were randomized into two groups.
The interventional group (n=10) received CPAP three times a week during the initial ...





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