All publications of “Isabela Naiara Evangelista Matilde”

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Bronchial hygiene techniques in patients on mechanical ventilation: what are used and why?

Isabela Naiara Evangelista Matilde, Raquel Afonso Caserta Eid, Andréia Ferreira Nunes, Alexandre Ricardo Pepe Ambrozin, Renata Henn Moura, Denise Carnieli-Cazati, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018AO3856

ABSTRACT Objective To analyze and describe the maneuvers most commonly used in clinical practice by physical therapists and the reasons for choosing them. Methods A prospective multicenter study using a questionnaire. The sample consisted of physical therapists from five hospitals (three private hospitals, a teaching hospital and a public hospital). Results A total of 185 questionnaires were filled in. Most professionals had graduated 6 to 10 years before and over had over 10 years of intensive care unit experience. The […]