https://medlineplus.gov/ency/patientinstructions/000451.htm

Nov 20, 2017 ... An incentive spirometer is a device used to help you keep your lungs healthy after surgery or when you have a lung illness, such as pneumonia ...

https://lunginstitute.com/blog/incentive-spirometry-benefits/

Feb 10, 2017 ... Sometimes, doctors recommend their patients use an incentive spirometer. Incentive spirometers are prescribed after surgery or as part of a ...

https://www.allinahealth.org/health-conditions-and-treatments/health-library/patient-education/total-knee-replacement/surgery-and-beyond/how-to-use-an-incentive-spirometer/

After knee replacement surgery, it may be difficult to breathe as you normally do at first. Using an incentive spirometer may speed your recovery and lower your ...

https://www.verywellhealth.com/how-to-use-an-incentive-spirometer-914988

Mar 14, 2019 ... If your doctor has recommended an incentive spirometer after surgery or for lung disease, how do you use it? What steps should you go ...

https://www.webmd.com/lung/lung-incentive-spirometer

If you're having surgery, your doctor may want you to start using your ... Experts debate the advantages of incentive spirometry. Studies ...

https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/4302-incentive-spirometer

Learn how to use an incentive spirometer from the Cleveland Clinic, including understanding the need for an incentive spirometer after surgery.

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamasurgery/fullarticle/2091776

Jan 21, 2015 ... Objective To determine the effect of the use of incentive spirometry on .... shown mixed benefit of IS following abdominal or cardiac surgery in ...

https://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/patient-education/how-use-your-incentive-spirometer

Apr 18, 2017 ... An incentive spirometer is a device that will expand your lungs by helping ... Use your incentive spirometer after your surgery and do your deep ...

https://www.nursingtimes.net/clinical-archive/cardiovascular/incentive-spirometry-after-abdominal-surgery/5046279.article

Jun 22, 2012 ... Incentive spirometry can help to prevent pulmonary complications after abdominal ... This article examines the role of incentive spirometry in patients' recovery after abdominal surgery and its ... Advantages and disadvantages.

https://www.cochrane.org/CD006058/ANAESTH_incentive-spirometry-for-prevention-of-postoperative-pulmonary-complications-after-upper-abdominal-surgery

Feb 8, 2014 ... We reviewed the evidence about the effect of incentive spirometry (IS), compared to ... pulmonary complications in patients after upper abdominal surgery. ... any benefit from the use of incentive spirometry regarding mortality .