Review Article

Respiratory physiotherapy in paediatrics

L. M. Davids
South African Journal of Physiotherapy | Vol 38, No 3 | a913 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajp.v38i3.913 | © 2018 L. M. Davids | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 04 October 2018 | Published: 01 October 1982

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L. M. Davids, Department of Physiotherapy, Witwatersrand University., South Africa

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Abstract

The approach to respiratory physiotherapy followed at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital is described. An overview of therapy for the neonate, the child after surgery, the acutely ill child and the child attending the Physiotherapy Department as an outpatient, is given. Stress is laid on treatment of the child and not only his respiratory problem.


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