J Respir Med Lung Dis | Volume 5, Issue 1 | Short Communication | Open Access

Pulmonary Physiotherapy in COVID-19

Pereira-Rodríguez Javier Eliecer1*, Velásquez-Badillo Ximena2 and Waiss-Skvirsky Sandra Sharon3

1Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Specialist, Integral Rehabilitation Center S.C. at the Ángeles Lomas Hospital, Mexico 2Specialist in Physiotherapy Cardiopulmonary, Clinic San Jose Cúcuta, Colombia 3Integral Center for Rehabilitation S.C. at the Ángeles Lomas Hospital, Mexico

*Correspondance to: Pereira-Rodríguez Javier Eliecer 

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Currently, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a pandemic that is causing death and fear in the world population. This disease is associated with different pulmonary complications such as respiratory failure, acute respiratory distress syndrome and pneumonia. In this short communication about COVID-19 from the point of view of pulmonary physiotherapy and what its current role is in this pandemic. The most up-to-date evidence was used and international recommendations for publications in the "short communication" version were followed, that after our review and analysis, we drafted the pulmonary actions and interventions in which the pulmonary physiotherapist must act. As well as, of the techniques that should be omitted in patients with COVID-19 in acute phase.


Covid-19; Covid; Corona Virus; Coronavirus disease 2019


Javier Eliecer P-R, Ximena V-B, Sandra Sharon W-S. Pulmonary Physiotherapy in COVID-19. J Respir Med Lung Dis. 2020; 5(1): 1050.

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