Comparison of the Effect of Inhalation and Intermittent Inhalation-Exhalation Incentive Spirometry on Dyspnea Severity and Atelectasis in Patients undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Graft

Zahra Sabziani; Zahra Khalili; Seyed Reza Borzou; Leili Tapak; Amir Shams

Volume 25, Issue 3 , 2023

  Background: Dyspnea and atelectasis after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) are common and need nursing attention. Inhalation and exhalation incentive spirometry is recommended for preventing alveolar collapse and atelectasis. Objectives: This study aimed to compare different methods of incentive spirometry ...  Read More

The Effects of Diaphragmatic Breathing and Omeprazole on Respiratory Indices and Diaphragmatic Excursion in Patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Mehdi Ahmadi; Mohsen Amiri; Tahere Rezaeian; Amir Mansour Rezadoost; Enayatollah Bakhshi; Iraj Abdollahi

Volume 22, Issue 7 , 2020

  Background: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders that can disturb pa- tients respiratory indices. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) such as omeprazole are currently the most common treatment in the patients. PPI-refractory GERD is a clinical problem ...  Read More