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Drainage, Postural MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Drainage, Postural
Tree Number(s)
E02.309.221
E02.779.358
E02.831.535.358
E02.880.150
Unique ID
D015916
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015916
Scope Note
A rehabilitation therapy for removal of copious mucus secretion from the lung of patients with diseases such as CHRONIC BRONCHITIS; BRONCHIECTASIS; PULMONARY ABSCESS; or CYSTIC FIBROSIS. The patient's head is placed in a downward incline (so the TRACHEA is inferior to the affected area) for 15- to 20-minute sessions.
Entry Term(s)
Drainage, Respiratory, Postural
Postural Drainage
Postural Drainage, Pulmonary
Respiratory Drainage, Postural
Previous Indexing
Drainage (1966-1989)
Posture (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note
1990
History Note
1990
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/15
Revision Date
2016/05/31
Drainage, Postural Preferred
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