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Pneumotherapy is the medical use of compressed or rarefied gases, and was at one time used to treat people suffering from pneumothorax (lung collapse).[1]


  1. ^ Brown, Cabot (1953). "The Effects of Rapid Changes of Altitude on Patients Undergoing Pneumotherapy". Chest. 23: 175–185. doi:10.1378/chest.23.2.175. Archived from the original on 7 July 2012. Retrieved 1 May 2012.