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Prevalence of reduced respiratory muscle strength in institutionalized elderly people.

Authors
  • Simões, Rodrigo Polaquini
  • Castello, Viviane
  • Auad, Marco Antonio
  • Dionísio, Jadiane
  • Mazzonetto, Marisa
Type
Published Article
Journal
São Paulo medical journal = Revista paulista de medicina
Publication Date
May 01, 2009
Volume
127
Issue
2
Pages
78–83
Identifiers
PMID: 19597682
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Respiratory muscle strength was markedly reduced in institutionalized 60 to 89-year-old women and the values demonstrated correlations with age and anthropometric characteristics.

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