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Inspiratory muscle training to enhance recovery from mechanical ventilation: a randomised trial
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    Inspiratory Muscle Training - The need for multiple tests to assess effectiveness
    • Ashwin Rajhan, Specialist Registrar
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      • Naveed Mustfa

    We would like to congratulate Bissett et al on performing a clinically important study in a challenging cohort of Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU) patients. Any information in assisting the weaning process of ITU patients is clearly very important and clinically very useful.

    It is interesting that Maximum Inspiratory Pressure (MIP) was used to assess the inspiratory muscle strength (IMS), one of the primary endpoint...

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