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Breathing exercises for dysfunctional breathing/hyperventilation syndrome in adults

  1. Mandy Jones1,*,
  2. Alex Harvey1,
  3. Louise Marston2,
  4. Neil E O'Connell3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Airways Group

Published Online: 31 MAY 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 26 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009041.pub2


How to Cite

Jones M, Harvey A, Marston L, O'Connell NE. Breathing exercises for dysfunctional breathing/hyperventilation syndrome in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 5. Art. No.: CD009041. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009041.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Brunel University, School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK

  2. 2

    University College London, Research Department of Primary Care & Population Health, Division of Population Health, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, London, UK

  3. 3

    Brunel University, Centre for Research in Rehabilitation, School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK

*Mandy Jones, School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH, UK. mandy.jones@brunel.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 31 MAY 2013

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References

References to studies included in this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
Lindeboom 1980 {published data only}
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References to studies excluded from this review

  1. References to studies included in this review
  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
Beumer 1971 {published data only}
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Monday 1995 {published data only}
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Additional references

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  2. References to studies excluded from this review
  3. Additional references
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