All publications of “Erica Albanez Giovanetti”

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Impact of respiratory therapy in vital capacity and functionality of patients undergoing abdominal surgery

Shanlley Cristina da Silva Fernandes, Rafaella Souza dos Santos, Erica Albanez Giovanetti, Corinne Taniguchi, Cilene Saghabi de Medeiros Silva, Raquel Afonso Caserta Eid, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082016AO3398

ABSTRACTObjectiveTo evaluate the vital capacity after two chest therapy techniques in patients undergoing abdominal surgical.Methods A prospective randomized study carried out with patients admitted to the Intensive Care Unit after abdominal surgery. We checked vital capacity, muscular strength using the Medical Research Council scale, and functionality with the Functional Independence Measure the first time the patient was breathing spontaneously (D1), and also upon discharge from the Intensive Care Unit (Ddis). Between D1 and Ddis, respiratory therapy was carried out according […]