Balloon Spirometry Essay

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A study assess the effectiveness of balloon therapy versus incentive spirometry on physiological parameters among selected age group(6 to 12 ) years children with lower respiratory track infection admitted in Parvara Rural Hospital Loni.

1. INTRODUCTION A child is unique individual, he or she is not a miniature adult, not a little man or women. The childhood period is vital because of socialization process by the transmission of attitude, customs and behaviour through the influence of the family and community. Family‘s cultural and religious belief , educational level and ways of living influences the promotion and maintenance of child health. Children are major consumers of health care. In India …show more content…

Clinically, pneumonia may occur either as a primary disease or as a complication of another illness. Pneumonia can be caused by different types of germs, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. Viruses are usually the cause of pneumonia in children. Children with viral pneumonia can also develop bacterial pneumonia. Pneumonia can also occur if foreign material, such as food or stomach acid, is inhaled into the lungs.
Many children can be treated at a doctor's office and at home. If the pneumonia is severe, a caregiver may want your child to stay in the hospital for treatment. Trouble breathing, dehydration, high fever, and the need for oxygen or medicines are reasons to stay in the hospital. A simple exercise that creates lung capacity is blowing up a certain amount of balloons each day. Blowing balloons works out the intercostal muscles responsible for spreading and elevating your diaphragm and ribcage. This allows lungs to absorb oxygen, alter its chemical composition while still in the lungs, and expel carbon dioxide as exhaling is commenced. Balloon blowing, while effectively exercising the lungs' ability to expand and take in air, does not affect the size or number of alveoli contained in the lungs. Alveoli are air sacs that disperse carbon dioxide during exhalation and oxygen into the blood during

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