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IP Indian Journal of Immunology and Respiratory Medicine


Outcome of halo therapy on improving lung function testing results and relieving symptoms in COPD patients


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Author Details : Gordhanbhai L. Gondalia, Kalpesh Patel

Volume : 3, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 38-40


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Abstract

Background: The aim of current research were to investigate the result of halo therapy on to the improvement of results of lung function testing and the presence of relieving symptoms.
Methodology: Two Hundred COPD patients were integrated in the research. There were occurrences of signs like chronic cough, sputum production and dyspnoea, for longer duration of time. Demographic data were documented. FVC, FEV1 and the FEV1/FVC were measured using spirometer.
Results: Both groups show not significant dissimilarity in the smoking component testing. Also no statistical significant difference was observed between two groups regarding arterial oxygen saturation fall of six minutes walking among both groups. There were significant association of FEV1/FVC between two groups.
Conclusions: It was concluded that there is effect of halotherapy on various parameters which were taken in the study.

Keywords: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Forced expiratory volume; Smoking; Spirometry.

Doi : 10.18231/2581-4222.2018.0012

How to cite : Gondalia G L, Patel K, Outcome of halo therapy on improving lung function testing results and relieving symptoms in COPD patients. IP Indian J Immunol Respir Med 2018;3(2):38-40

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