Effects of Pursed Lip Breathing on Dynamic Hyperinflation after Glittre ADL Test in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients


  • Anoma Santiworakul สำนักวิชาสหเวชศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยวลัยลักษณ์
  • Priyanuch Saithonginn
  • Aswanee Binlateah
  • Jarturon Samkaew
  • Suraiyah Dorkor
  • Nifaridah Isahoh
  • อัครเดช คงขำ


COPD, Pursed lips breathing, Glittre-ADL test


This research was study the effects of pursed lips breathing during performance of the Glittre activities of daily living (Glittre-ADL) test on dynamic hyperinflation, oxygen saturation, and ADL performance in COPD patients. Method: Ten Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients, aged older than 60 years, in moderate to severe stages were included in the study. A randomized crossover study design was used, dividing patients into pursed lips and nonpursed lips groups during performance of the Glittre-ADLtest. Inspiratory capacity, which determines dynamic hyperinflation and oxygen saturation, was measured before and after the Glittre-ADLtest for all participants. Time spent on the Glittre-ADLtest, which determines ADL performance, was also measured.Result: The group that performed pursed lips breathing during the Glittre-ADLtest showed significantly lower dynamic hyperinflation and higher oxygen saturation scores than the other group (p-value < 0.05). However, there was no significant difference in the time spent on the Glittre-ADLtest between the two groups.


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Santiworakul, A. ., Saithonginn, P. ., Binlateah, A. ., Samkaew, J. ., Dorkor, S. ., Isahoh, N. ., & คงขำ อ. (2019). Effects of Pursed Lip Breathing on Dynamic Hyperinflation after Glittre ADL Test in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients. Journal of Nursing and Health Sciences, 13(4), 24–35. Retrieved from https://he01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/NurseNu/article/view/214707