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Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2021; 58: Suppl. 65, abstract number.

Respiratory physiology

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Chairs: N. Belousova (Toronto, Canada)
Aims: To explain pathophysiological changes related to respiratory muscle atrophy causing muscle weakness with mechanical ventilation; To differentiate new methodologies for non-volitional diaphragm activation in the ICU; To identify patients suited for respiratory muscle training in the ICU; To describe the parameters measured by oscillometry; To explain the physiological significance of the parameters measured by oscillometry; To contrast the information provided by oscillometry and by conventional pulmonary function testing.
Respiratory physiology
C. Spengler (Zürich, Switzerland), S. Bayat (Grenobe, France)