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Chest physiotherapy for pneumonia in children

  1. Gabriela SS Chaves1,
  2. Guilherme AF Fregonezi2,
  3. Fernando AL Dias3,
  4. Cibele TD Ribeiro4,
  5. Ricardo O Guerra2,
  6. Diana A Freitas1,
  7. Veronica F Parreira5,
  8. Karla MPP Mendonca2,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections Group

Published Online: 20 SEP 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 31 MAY 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010277.pub2


How to Cite

Chaves GSS, Fregonezi GAF, Dias FAL, Ribeiro CTD, Guerra RO, Freitas DA, Parreira VF, Mendonca KMPP. Chest physiotherapy for pneumonia in children. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD010277. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD010277.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Department of Physical Therapy, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

  2. 2

    Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, PhD Program in Physical Therapy, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

  3. 3

    Federal University of Paraná, Department of Physiology, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil

  4. 4

    Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Graduate Program in Physiotherapy, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

  5. 5

    Federal University of Minas Gerais, Department of Physical Therapy, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

*Karla MPP Mendonca, PhD Program in Physical Therapy, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Avenida Senador Salgado Filho, 3000, Bairro Lagoa Nova, Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, 59078-970, Brazil. kmorganna@ufrnet.br.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 20 SEP 2013

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References

References to studies included in this review

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Santos 2009 {published data only}
  • Santos CIS, Ribeiro MAGO, Ribeiro JD, Morcillo AM. Respiratory physiotherapy in children with community-acquired pneumonia. Canadian Journal of Respiratory Therapy 2009;45:23-8.

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