PEP för att normalisera minskad lungvolym

  • Fagevik Olsén M, Hahn I, Nordgren S, Lönroth H, Lundholm K. Randomized controlled trial of prophylactic chest physiotherapy in major abdominal surgery. Br J Surg 1997;84:1535-8.
  • Fagevik Olsén M, Larsson M. Breathing exercises with PEP - what happens to the breathing pattern during a session? Nordisk Fysioterapi 2005;9:195-200.
  • Frischkneckt Christensen E, Nedergaard T, Dahl R. Long term treatment of chronic bronchitis with positive expiratory pressure mask and chest physiotherapy. Chest 1990;97(3):645-50.
  • Ricksten SE, Bengtsson A, Soderberg C, Thorden M, Kvist H. Effects of periodic positive airway pressure by mask on postoperative pulmonary function. Chest 1986;89(6):774-81.

PEP för att normalisera ökad lungvolym

  • Herala M, Stålenheim G, Boman G. Effects if positive expiratory pressure (PEP), continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and hyperventilation in COPD patients with chronic hypercapnea. Upsala J Med Sci 1995;100:223-32.

Inspiratorisk muskelträning

  • Geddes EL, Reid WD, Crowe J, O´Brien K, Brooks D. Inspiratory muscle training in adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A systematic review. Respiratory Medicine 2005;99:1440-58.
  • Sheel AW, Reid WD, Townson AF, Ayas NT, Konnyu KJ. Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Evidence Research Team. Effects of exercise training and inspiratory muscle training in spinal cord injury: a systematic review. J Spinal Cord Med. 2008;31(5):500-8.
  • Hulzebos EH, Helders PJ, Favié NJ, De Bie RA, Brutel de la Riviere A, Van Meeteren NL. Preoperative intensive inspiratory muscle training to prevent postoperative pulmonary complications in high-risk patients undergoing CABG surgery: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA 2006;296(15):1851-7.

Eliminering av sekret med PEP och HiPEP

  • Elkins MR, Jones A, van der Schans C. Positive expiratory pressure physiotherapy for airway clearance in people with cystic fibrosis. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2006 Apr 19;(2):CD003147.
  • Oberwaldner B, Evans JC, Zach MS. Forced expirations against a variable resistance: A new chest physiotherapy method in cystic fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol 1986;2:358-67.
  • Lagerkvist A-L, Sten G, Westerberg B, Ericsson-Sagsjö A, Bjure J. Positive expiratory pressure (PEP) treatment in children with multiple severe disabilities. Acta Paediatr 2005;94:538-42.