The nuts and bolts of inspiratory muscle training
An evidence based approach to inspiratory muscle training
Aims : To provide an overview of inspiratory muscle physiology and pathophysiology; to describe 1) the techniques and evidence for inspiratory muscle training in chronic respiratory disease; 2) techniques and evidence supporting inspiratory muscle training in the intensive care unit; 3) the dose dependent effect of inspiratory muscle testing and training in neuromuscular conditions.
Target audience :
Adult pulmonologist/Clinician, General practitioner, Medical Student, Nurse, Physician in Pulmonary Training, Physiologist, Respiratory critical care physician, Respiratory physiotherapist, Journalist
General respiratory patient care, Pulmonary rehabilitation, Respiratory intensive care