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1

Non-invasive ventilation is considered grade ____ for COPD patients with acute hypercapnic respiratory failure?

Grade A evidence

2

Evidence for breathing exercises for Asthma?

Breathing exercises to reduce RR and help control the symptoms of asthma and improve quality of life has grade A evidence

3

Airway clearance techniques in Cystic Fibrosis has Grade ___ evidence?

Grade A evidence

4

What airway clearance techniques should be given first to Cystic Fibrosis patients?

Self-administered techniques should be first-line airway clearance techniques to improve adherence to treatment (grade B)

5

If patients using independent techniques are unable to clear secretions effectively in Cystic Fibrosis patients, what should be considered?

Chest wall vibration (Grade C)

6

ACBT, PEP, oscillating PEP devices all have ____ for cystic fibrosis

Grade A evidence

7

If there is respiratory muscle weakness or fatigue in patients with cystic fibrosis we should consider

Non-invasive ventilation / IPPB for airway clearance where there is evidence of respiratory muscle weakness or fatigue (grade A) . Also when desaturation is present

8

ACBT, OSCILLATING PEP for airway clearance in Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis both have

Grade A Evidence