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i ve bronchiectasis, how long should be the duration of postural drainage ie ; in minutes, and frequency during the day, thanks?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Thoughts: Several, times a day 10-15 minutes. Change positions, front, back, side to maximize drainage if all lobes. Longer if continuing cough and production. Longer in most productive position. The goal is effective gravity drainage for lower lung fields.
Answered on Mar 15, 2014

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