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Incentive spirometry for children with sickle cell disorder

VOL: 101, ISSUE: 42, PAGE NO: 55Geok-Liew Ong, BSc, RGN, RSCN, is preceptorship facilitator for children's services, Royal London Hospital, LondonGeok-Liew Ong outlines a study involving the use of incentive spirometry in a group of 20 paediatric patients with sickle cell disorder in an acute in-patient paediatric setting. The study was designed to assess the effectiveness of incentive spirometry in reducing the incidence of chest complications among these patients.

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