Comparison Between Respiratory Therapy With Cough Assist Technique and Usual Respiratory Therapy in Intensive Care Patients Suffering of Neurologic Disorder
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The present study aims to compare the efficiency of respiratory therapy with cough assist and the efficiency of usual respiratory therapy in intensive care patients suffering of neurologic disorder and cough ineffectiveness. The investigators hypothesis is that cough assist is more efficient than usual respiratory care in this group of patients.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 90 Years (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Peak flow < 270 ml if the patient has one of the following diagnostic: post neurosurgery status, cerebral trauma, tetraparesia or tetraplegia