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Chest physiotherapy for pneumonia in adults

  1. Ming Yang1,
  2. Yuping Yan2,
  3. Xiangli Yin3,
  4. Bin Y Wang4,
  5. Taixiang Wu5,
  6. Guan J Liu6,
  7. Bi Rong Dong1,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group

Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 21 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006338.pub3


How to Cite

Yang M, Yan Y, Yin X, Wang BY, Wu T, Liu GJ, Dong BR. Chest physiotherapy for pneumonia in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD006338. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006338.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Department of Geriatrics, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

  2. 2

    Affiliated Hospital, Medical College of Yanan University, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yanan, Shaanxi, China

  3. 3

    Affiliated Hospital, Medical College of Yanan University, Department of Pathology, Yanan, Shaanxi, China

  4. 4

    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Department of Gerontology, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

  5. 5

    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chinese Clinical Trial Registry, Chinese Ethics Committee of Registering Clinical Trials, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

  6. 6

    West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chinese Cochrane Centre, Chinese Evidence-Based Medicine Centre, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

*Bi Rong Dong, Department of Geriatrics, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, 37 Guo Xue Xiang Street, Chengdu, Sichuan, 610041, China. birongdong@163.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 28 FEB 2013

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. 'Risk of bias' graph: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item presented as percentages across all included studies.
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. 'Risk of bias' summary: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item for each included study.
[Figure 3]
Figure 3. Forest plot of comparison: 1 Chest physiotherapy plus routine treatment versus routine treatment alone, outcome: 1.1 Mortality.
[Figure 4]
Figure 4. Forest plot of comparison: 1 Chest physiotherapy plus routine treatment versus routine treatment alone, outcome: 1.2 Cure rate.
[Figure 5]
Figure 5. Forest plot of comparison: 3 OMT plus routine treatment versus placebo plus routine treatment, outcome: 3.1 Mortality.
[Figure 6]
Figure 6. Forest plot of comparison: 3 OMT plus routine treatment versus placebo plus routine treatment, outcome: 3.2 Cure rate.
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Chest physiotherapy plus routine treatment versus routine treatment alone, Outcome 1 Mortality.
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Chest physiotherapy plus routine treatment versus routine treatment alone, Outcome 2 Cure rate.
[Analysis 1.3]
Analysis 1.3. Comparison 1 Chest physiotherapy plus routine treatment versus routine treatment alone, Outcome 3 Duration of hospital stay.
[Analysis 1.4]
Analysis 1.4. Comparison 1 Chest physiotherapy plus routine treatment versus routine treatment alone, Outcome 4 Duration of fever.
[Analysis 1.5]
Analysis 1.5. Comparison 1 Chest physiotherapy plus routine treatment versus routine treatment alone, Outcome 5 Rate of improvement of chest X-ray.
[Analysis 2.1]
Analysis 2.1. Comparison 2 Active cycle of breathing techniques plus routine treatment versus routine treatment alone, Outcome 1 Cure rate.
[Analysis 2.2]
Analysis 2.2. Comparison 2 Active cycle of breathing techniques plus routine treatment versus routine treatment alone, Outcome 2 Duration of hospital stay.
[Analysis 2.3]
Analysis 2.3. Comparison 2 Active cycle of breathing techniques plus routine treatment versus routine treatment alone, Outcome 3 Rate of improvement of chest X-ray.
[Analysis 2.4]
Analysis 2.4. Comparison 2 Active cycle of breathing techniques plus routine treatment versus routine treatment alone, Outcome 4 Duration of antibiotic therapy.
[Analysis 2.5]
Analysis 2.5. Comparison 2 Active cycle of breathing techniques plus routine treatment versus routine treatment alone, Outcome 5 Duration of sputum production.
[Analysis 2.6]
Analysis 2.6. Comparison 2 Active cycle of breathing techniques plus routine treatment versus routine treatment alone, Outcome 6 In-patient sputum weight.
[Analysis 3.1]
Analysis 3.1. Comparison 3 Osteopathic manipulative treatment plus routine treatment versus placebo plus routine treatment, Outcome 1 Mortality.
[Analysis 3.2]
Analysis 3.2. Comparison 3 Osteopathic manipulative treatment plus routine treatment versus placebo plus routine treatment, Outcome 2 Cure rate.
[Analysis 3.3]
Analysis 3.3. Comparison 3 Osteopathic manipulative treatment plus routine treatment versus placebo plus routine treatment, Outcome 3 Duration of hospital stay.
[Analysis 3.4]
Analysis 3.4. Comparison 3 Osteopathic manipulative treatment plus routine treatment versus placebo plus routine treatment, Outcome 4 Duration of fever.
[Analysis 3.5]
Analysis 3.5. Comparison 3 Osteopathic manipulative treatment plus routine treatment versus placebo plus routine treatment, Outcome 5 Rate of improvement of chest X-ray.
[Analysis 3.6]
Analysis 3.6. Comparison 3 Osteopathic manipulative treatment plus routine treatment versus placebo plus routine treatment, Outcome 6 Duration of oral antibiotic therapy.
[Analysis 3.7]
Analysis 3.7. Comparison 3 Osteopathic manipulative treatment plus routine treatment versus placebo plus routine treatment, Outcome 7 Duration of intervenous therapy.
[Analysis 3.8]
Analysis 3.8. Comparison 3 Osteopathic manipulative treatment plus routine treatment versus placebo plus routine treatment, Outcome 8 Duration of total antibiotic therapy.
[Analysis 3.9]
Analysis 3.9. Comparison 3 Osteopathic manipulative treatment plus routine treatment versus placebo plus routine treatment, Outcome 9 Duration of leukocytosis.
[Analysis 3.10]
Analysis 3.10. Comparison 3 Osteopathic manipulative treatment plus routine treatment versus placebo plus routine treatment, Outcome 10 Change in leukocyte count.
[Analysis 3.11]
Analysis 3.11. Comparison 3 Osteopathic manipulative treatment plus routine treatment versus placebo plus routine treatment, Outcome 11 Mean leukocyte count.
[Analysis 4.1]
Analysis 4.1. Comparison 4 Positive expiratory pressure plus routine treatment versus routine treatment alone, Outcome 1 Duration of hospital stay.
[Analysis 4.2]
Analysis 4.2. Comparison 4 Positive expiratory pressure plus routine treatment versus routine treatment alone, Outcome 2 Duration of fever.