Problems and solutions: accounts by parents and children of adhering to chest physiotherapy for cystic fibrosis

Brian Williams, Somnath Mukhopadhyay, Jon Dowell, Joanne Coyle

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    Abstract

    Although chest physiotherapy is central to the management of cystic fibrosis (CF), adherence among children is problematic. This study explores accounts by parents and children of the difficulties of adhering to chest physiotherapy for cystic fibrosis, and identifies strategies used by families to overcome these.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1097-1105
    Number of pages9
    JournalDisability and Rehabilitation
    Volume29
    Issue number14
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

    Keywords

    • Adolescent
    • Child
    • Cohort Studies
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Female
    • Humans
    • Interviews as Topic
    • Male
    • Motivation
    • Parent-Child Relations
    • Patient Compliance
    • Perception
    • Respiratory Therapy
    • Self Care

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