"Drainage, Postural" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A rehabilitation therapy for removal of copious mucus secretion from the lung of patients with diseases such as CHRONIC BRONCHITIS; BRONCHIECTASIS; PULMONARY ABSCESS; or CYSTIC FIBROSIS. The patient's head is placed in a downward incline (so the TRACHEA is inferior to the affected area) for 15- to 20-minute sessions.
- Drainage, Postural
- Postural Drainage, Pulmonary
- Drainage, Pulmonary Postural
- Pulmonary Postural Drainage
- Respiratory Drainage, Postural
- Drainage, Postural Respiratory
- Postural Respiratory Drainage
- Postural Drainage
- Drainage, Respiratory, Postural
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