Pulmonary Rehabilitation Guidelines to Success

ISBN-10: 0323045499
ISBN-13: 9780323045490
Edition: 4th 2008
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Description: This authoritative text is written by leaders in pulmonary rehabilitation. It is clearly written, logically organized, well referenced, and emphasizes evidence-based practice. Offering unrivaled depth, this edition updates coverage of pharmacology,  More...

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Book details

List price: $95.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 9/26/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.828
Language: English

This authoritative text is written by leaders in pulmonary rehabilitation. It is clearly written, logically organized, well referenced, and emphasizes evidence-based practice. Offering unrivaled depth, this edition updates coverage of pharmacology, oxygen therapy, smoking cessation, exercise training, and the benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation. It also prepares students for the Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) exam and the written registry and clinical simulations portions of the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) exams. Information on existing techniques and procedures is expanded and updated in chapters on lung transplantation, functional performance assessment and training, and the management of pulmonary rehabilitation services. Illustrations, photographs, tables, and boxes address new and important information, reinforcing and simplifying the material. A hard cover and portable size offer durability and convenience. Reader-friendly features in each chapter include an outline, professional skills objectives, and a summary, allowing easy access to content and highlighting important concepts and ideas. New chapters cover new advances and discoveries in respiratory care: Systemic Effects of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders COPD Complementary Alternative Medicine for Patients with Chronic Lung Disease Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Lung Volume Reduction Surgery The Role of Spirituality Management and Reimbursement for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services Exercise and Pulmonary Hypertension Adds new and revised illustrations and photographs. Expands coverage of patients with respiratory diseases other than COPD as well as pediatric pulmonary patients. New and revised pedagogy including chapter outlines and updated objectives Enhanced chapters Addresses the latest research and reports including The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) report recommending pulmonary rehabilitation.

Historical Perspective of Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Pulmonary Rehabilitation: History and Definition
Basic Concepts of Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Selection and Assessment of the Patient with Chronic Respiratory Disease for Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Pathophysiology of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Systemic Effects of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Dyspnea: Assessment and Management
Education in Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Therapeutic Intervention in Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Pharmacologic Therapy for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Aerosol Therapy
Therapeutic Oxygen
Exercise in the Rehabilitation of Patients with Respiratory Disease
Inspiratory Muscle Training
Physical and Respiratory Therapy for the Medical and Surgical Patient
Occupational Therapy to Promote Function and Health-Related Quality of Life
Nutritional Assessment and Support
Complementary Alternative Medicine for Patients with Chronic Lung Disease
Medical Management of Tobacco Dependence: Concepts and Treatment Objectives
Behavioral Medicine in Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Psychological, Cognitive, and Social Factors
Sexuality in the Patient with Pulmonary Disease
Preventive Strategies for the Patient with Chronic Lung Disease
Special Considerations in Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Adherence in the Patient with Pulmonary Disease
Outcome Assessment
Home Mechanical Ventilation
Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Lung Transplantation
Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
Ethical and End-of-Life Issues for the Care of Patients with Advanced Lung Disease
Social and Recreational Support of the Patient with Pulmonary Disease
Sleep Disorders in Patients with Pulmonary Disease
Role of Respiratory Home Care
Travel for the Patient with Respiratory Disease
Management of and Reimbursement for Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Miscellaneous Disorders
Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Patients with Disorders Other Than Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Exercise and Pulmonary Hypertension
Rehabilitation for the Pediatric Patient with Pulmonary Disease
Benefits and the Future of Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Benefits and the Future of Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Index

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