Improvement of FEV1 percentage values in COPD attributed to respiratory exercises at home. Report of a case.

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  • Hernando Torres Zevallos Clínica Internacional
  • Alfredo G. Guerreros Benavides Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, physical activity, pulmonary function, pulmonary rehabilitation at home

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A 73-year-old male patient, Peruvian, of Japanese ancestry, with a diagnosis of Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and a history of having smoked 47 packs a year, which, after a follow-up of 6,7 years, shows a steady improvement in the values of forced expiratory volume in the first percentage second (FEV1%). The improvement is attributed to daily breathing exercises performed by the patient at home, in addition to the use of medication for COPD. 

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2018-07-03

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Torres Zevallos H, Guerreros Benavides AG. Improvement of FEV1 percentage values in COPD attributed to respiratory exercises at home. Report of a case. Interciencia méd. [nternet]. 3 de julio de 2018 [citado 21 de febrero de 2024];8(1):46-9. isponible en: https://intercienciamedica.com/intercienciamedica/article/view/63

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