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Use of oscillatory positive expiratory pressure (OPEP) devices to augment sputum clearance in COPD: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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  • Saeed M Alghamdi National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK Respiratory Care Department, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ruth Emily Barker National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK Harefield Respiratory Research Group, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Abdullah S S Alsulayyim National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, Jazan University, Jazan, Saudi Arabia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ali M Alasmari National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK College of Medical Rehabilitation, Taibah University, Madinah, Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Winston A S Banya National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michael I Polkey National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Surinder S Birring Centre for Human& Applied Physiological Sciences, School of Basic & Medical Biosciences Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, King's College London, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Nicholas S Hopkinson National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, UK PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Nicholas S Hopkinson, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London SW7 2BU, UK; n.hopkinson{at}ic.ac.uk
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Alghamdi SM, Barker RE, Alsulayyim ASS, et al
Use of oscillatory positive expiratory pressure (OPEP) devices to augment sputum clearance in COPD: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Publication history

  • Received November 20, 2019
  • Revised June 10, 2020
  • Accepted June 16, 2020
  • First published August 11, 2020.
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September 15, 2020

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