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Physiotherapy In Respiratory Care: A Problem-solving Approach

Physiotherapy In Respiratory Care: A Problem-solving Approach

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By (author) Francis Quinn, By (author) Alexandra Hough

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  • Publisher: Nelson Thornes Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 550 pages
  • Dimensions: 190mm x 246mm x 29mm | 1,206g
  • Publication date: 6 September 2001
  • Publication City/Country: Cheltenham
  • ISBN 10: 0748740376
  • ISBN 13: 9780748740376
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: facsimiles
  • Sales rank: 144,134

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In this title, pulmonary rehabilitation is discussed at length with extra emphasis on home management to match the changing policies in health care. Outcome measures and critical reviews are a theme throughout, with the final chapter devoted to an evaluation of practice. This thought-provoking book is essential reading for physiotherapy students, educators, clinicians and nurse specialists in respiratory and intensive care.

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Preface Acknowledgements 1. Physiological Basis Of Clinical Practice 2. Clinical Assessment 3. Obstructive Disorders 4. Restrictive And Other Disorders 5. General Management 6. Physiotherapy To Increase Lung Volume 7. Physiotherapy To reduce The Work Of Breathing 8. Physiotherapy To Clear Secretions 9. Pulmonary Rehabilitation 10. Physiotherapy For People Undergoing Surgery 11. Physiotherapy For Specific Groups Of People 12. Intensive Care, Monitoring And Support 13. Mechanical Ventilation 14. Physiotherapy For Patients In Intensive Care 15. Disorders In Intensive Care Patients 16. Physiotherapy For Children And Infants 17. Evaluation Of Respiratory Physiotherapy Glossary Of Abbreviations, Definitions, Symbols And Values Appendix A: Transatlantic Dictionary Appendix B: Postural Drainage Positions Appendix C: Resources Appendix D: Articles On Patient's Experiences Appendix E: Outcomes For Pulmonary Rehabilitation Appendix F: Conversions Annotated Bibliography References Index

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Preface Acknowledgements 1. Physiological Basis Of Clinical Practice 2. Clinical Assessment 3. Obstructive Disorders 4. Restrictive And Other Disorders 5. General Management 6. Physiotherapy To Increase Lung Volume 7. Physiotherapy To reduce The Work Of Breathing 8. Physiotherapy To Clear Secretions 9. Pulmonary Rehabilitation 10. Physiotherapy For People Undergoing Surgery 11. Physiotherapy For Specific Groups Of People 12. Intensive Care, Monitoring And Support 13. Mechanical Ventilation 14. Physiotherapy For Patients In Intensive Care 15. Disorders In Intensive Care Patients 16. Physiotherapy For Children And Infants 17. Evaluation Of Respiratory Physiotherapy Glossary Of Abbreviations, Definitions, Symbols And Values Appendix A: Transatlantic Dictionary Appendix B: Postural Drainage Positions Appendix C: Resources Appendix D: Articles On Patient's Experiences Appendix E: Outcomes For Pulmonary Rehabilitation Appendix F: Conversions Annotated Bibliography References Index