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Respiratory Management (Rehab Phase)

Abbreviations

AB abdominal binding
CNS central nervous system
COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
CPAP continuous positive airway pressure
DP diaphragm pacing
ERV expiratory reserve volume
ES-LCE electrical stimulation induced leg cycle ergometry
Fb frequency of breathing
FER forced expiratory flow rate
FES functional electrical stimulation
FEV1 forced expiratory volume in one second
FRC functional residual capacity
FVC forced vital capacity
HFPV high frequency percussion ventilation
HVtV high tidal volume ventilation
IC inspiratory capacity
IH isocapnic hyperpnoea
IMT inspiratory muscle training
IMV intermittent mandatory ventilation
IPPB intermittent positive-pressure breathing
IRV inspiratory reserve volume
MDI metered-dose inhaler
MEP (or PEmax) maximal expiratory pressure
MIE mechanical insufflation-exsufflation
MIP (or PImax) maximal inspiratory pressure
MV mechanical ventilation
MVV maximal voluntary ventilation
PCF peak cough flow pes esophageal pressure
Pga gastric pressure
PaCO2 partial pressure of arterial carbon dioxide
PaO2 partial pressure of arterial oxygen
PEFR peak expiratory flow rate
PEmax maximal expiratory pressure
PImax maximal inspiratory pressure
PNS phrenic nerve stimulation
PVFB progressive ventilator free breathing
REP resistive endurance protocol
RI respiratory infection
RMT respiratory muscular training
RV residual volume
SIP maximal sustainable mouth pressure
SNIP sniff nasal inspiratory pressure
Tlim endurance time sustained on training load
TLC total lung capacity
TLmax maximal incremental threshold load
Ti/Ttot inspiratory time / total time for one breath
TV (or VT) tidal volume
TRAMS Tracheostomy Review and Management Service
UNDW ultrasonically nebulized distilled water
VAS visual analogue scale
VC vital capacity
VE minute ventilation
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