Physiotherapy in Respiratory Care

Physiotherapy in Respiratory Care : A Problem-Solving Approach

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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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  • Paperback | 550 pages
  • 190 x 244 x 28mm | 1,219.98g
  • Cengage Learning EMEA
  • Nelson Thornes Ltd
  • Cheltenham, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • facsimiles
  • 0748740376
  • 9780748740376
  • 161,327

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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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About Francis Quinn

Alex Hough is a physiotherapist who has worked in the UK and abroad as a clinician and lecturer for 30 years. She has written the 4th edition of 'Physiotherapy in Respiratory and Cardiac Care', has presented papers to various international conferences and has written papers for, and been referee for, physiotherapy and medical journals.

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