Monthly Archives: August 2020

Can inspiratory muscle training help patients recover from surgery and ICU treatment for COVID-19?


The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the topic of respiratory rehabilitation to the forefront of patient management. In this blog Dawn Phillips and Dr Maria Pufulete look at why breathing exercises are in demand, who benefits, and how their potential benefit is being tested in patients undergoing surgery in the INSPIRE study, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and registered on the ISRCTN registry.

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