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Normal maximal expiratory and inspiratory pressures in healthy teenagers.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1629117     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Maximal expiratory pressure at total lung capacity and maximal inspiratory pressure at residual volume were measured in 364 male and 325 female healthy teenage subjects. Predictive equations have been drawn based on coefficients of age, height and weight. The pressures may be used to evaluate respiratory muscle strength and follow the progress in patients with neuromuscular disorders, dyspnoea and respiratory failure.
Authors:
R Guleria; S K Jindal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0004-5772     ISO Abbreviation:  J Assoc Physicians India     Publication Date:  1992 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-08-20     Completed Date:  1992-08-20     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505585     Medline TA:  J Assoc Physicians India     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  108-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Age Factors
Child
Female
Humans
Male
Manometry
Pressure
Respiration*
Respiratory Muscles / physiology*
Sex Factors

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