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Chest Physical Therapy-Mine

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Published by: Nheil Restie D'Great on Jun 24, 2009
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Chest Physical Therapy
Prepared by:Nestlee Sio Cabaccan RN,MSN
 
 
What is chest physiotherapy?
Percussion and vibration over thethorax to loosen secretion from theaffected area of the lungs (W.saunders 7
th
edition).
It is a treatment that helps to removethe excess secretions (also calledmucus, phlegm, sputum ) from insidethe lungs, by physical means.
 
 
Purpose:
It is used to assists a cough
re- educate breathing muscles to tryto improve ventilation of the lungs.
reduces the chance of lung infectionand makes breathing morecomfortable.

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