Lesson 3.2 – Positive Expiratory Pressure (PEP)

Physiotherapy for Children aged 4-12 years with Cystic Fibrosis

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Ages 4-12

Positive Expiratory Pressure (PEP)

These Master Classes in physiotherapy are brought to you by Child Health International in collaboration with the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Cystic Fibrosis and the European Cystic Fibrosis Society’s Physiotherapy Special International Interest Group, in association with the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

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Quiz 3.2 – Positive Expiratory Pressure (PEP)

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PEP can be used with a mask or a mouthpiece?

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When using a manometer with PEP you should aim for expiratory pressures of 0-5cmH20?

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Which statement is correct?

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