Atelectasis secondary prevention

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Sudarshana Datta, MD [2]

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Effective measures for the secondary prevention of atelectasis include incentive spirometry, deep breathing exercises, coughing exercises and early ambulation. These measures help prevent complications in patients such as post obstructive infection, bronchiectasis and fibrosis.

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