http://www.rcjournal.com/cpgs/ispircpg.html

Incentive spirometry, also referred to as sustained maximal inspiration (SMI), is a ... as incentive spirometry in preventing or reversing pulmonary complications ...

http://rc.rcjournal.com/content/early/2017/12/26/respcare.05679

Dec 26, 2017 ... Abstract. Incentive spirometry (IS) is commonly prescribed to reduce pulmonary complications, despite limited evidence to support its benefits ...

https://thorax.bmj.com/content/68/6/580

Effectiveness of incentive spirometry in patients following thoracotomy and lung resection including those at high risk for developing pulmonary complications.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24510642

Feb 8, 2014 ... Incentive spirometry for prevention of postoperative pulmonary complications in upper abdominal surgery. do Nascimento Junior P(1), Módolo ...

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Nov 20, 2017 ... An incentive spirometer is a device used to help you keep your ... Lung complications - incentive spirometer; Pneumonia - incentive spirometer ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4496506/

Jun 30, 2015 ... Effects of Incentive Spirometry on Respiratory Motion in Healthy Subjects .... intervention in preventing postoperative pulmonary complications.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29279365

Dec 26, 2017 ... Clinical Effectiveness of Incentive Spirometry for the Prevention of Postoperative Pulmonary Complications. Eltorai AEM(1), Szabo AL(2), Antoci ...

https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD006058.pub2/epdf/full

Incentive spirometry for prevention of postoperative pulmonary complications in upper abdominal surgery. Michele MF Guimarães1, Regina El Dib2, Andrew F ...

https://www.cochranelibrary.com/cdsr/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD006058.pub3/epdf/full

Incentive spirometry (IS) compared with no treatment, deep-breathing exercise ( DBE), or physiotherapy for prevention of postoperative pulmonary complications  ...

https://journal.chestnet.org/article/S0012-3692(15)50183-9/fulltext

To systematically review the evidence examining the use of incentive spirometry ( IS) for the prevention of postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs).