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P&PDPercussion and Postural Drainage (respiratory therapy)
P&PDProduction and Planning Directive
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Variations of this general method became known by terms including bronchial drainage (BD), percussion and postural drainage (P&PD), and chest physical therapy/chest physiotherapy (CPT).
Laws and McIntyre reported no change in oxygenation when percussion and postural drainage were administered to acutely ill mechanically ventilated and nonventilated patients.[53]
% of Hospital Nurses Requiring Skill Domains Training in Skill Respiratory Assessment 50% Respiratory Treatments 67% Percussion and Postural Drainage 83% Tracheostomy Tube Change 17% Suctioning the Tracheostomy 17% Tracheostomy Emergencies 67% Routine Ventilator Care 83% Ventilator Tubing Change 83% Ventilator Alarms 83% Bonding the Tracheostomy Swivel 100% Training was conducted in a step-wise fashion, covering each skill domain that required training.
At the completion of initial training, all nurses were able to meet mastery criteria in all skill domains except respiratory assessment (1 of 6 did not achieve mastery), tracheostomy tube change (1 of 6 did not achieve mastery), percussion and postural drainage (3 of 6 did not achieve mastery), respiratory treatments(2 of 6 did not achieve mastery), ventilator tubing change (1 of 6 did not achieve mastery), and managing water in the tracheostomy tube as part of tracheostomy emergencies (1 of 6 did not achieve mastery).
continuous peripheral intravenous therapy (with and without medication), chest percussion and postural drainage, post operative care, tube feeding, apnea monitoring, tracheostomy care and suctioning, dialysis care, decubitus care, ileostomy and fistula care, total parenteral nutrition (TPN), total enteral nutrition (TEN), anti-biotic therapy, pain management, and hydration therapy.