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Respiratory muscle training for cervical spinal cord injury

  1. David J Berlowitz*,
  2. Jeanette Tamplin

Editorial Group: Cochrane Injuries Group

Published Online: 23 JUL 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 28 JUN 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008507.pub2


How to Cite

Berlowitz DJ, Tamplin J. Respiratory muscle training for cervical spinal cord injury. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD008507. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008507.pub2.

Author Information

  1. Austin Health, Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Heidelberg, 3084, Australia

*David J Berlowitz, Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Health, 145 Studley Road, Heidelberg, 3084, Australia. david.berlowitz@austin.org.au.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 23 JUL 2013

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Flow diagram.
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. Risk of bias graph: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item presented as percentages across all included studies.
[Figure 3]
Figure 3. Risk of bias summary: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item for each included study.
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Respiratory muscle training versus control, Outcome 1 Dyspnoea.
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Respiratory muscle training versus control, Outcome 2 Vital capacity (L).
[Analysis 1.3]
Analysis 1.3. Comparison 1 Respiratory muscle training versus control, Outcome 3 Maximal inspiratory pressure (cmH2O).
[Analysis 1.4]
Analysis 1.4. Comparison 1 Respiratory muscle training versus control, Outcome 4 Maximal expiratory pressure (cmH2O).
[Analysis 1.5]
Analysis 1.5. Comparison 1 Respiratory muscle training versus control, Outcome 5 Forced expiratory volume in 1 second (L).