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Clinical Management Notes and Case Histories in Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy

ISBN-10: 1556425686
ISBN-13: 9781556425684
Edition: 2003
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Description: Clinical Management Notes and Case Histories in Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy is a succinct guide that facilitates a case-based learning approach to cardiopulmonary care. This one-of-a-kind text combines evidence-based assessment and management  More...

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Book details

List price: $56.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/23/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Clinical Management Notes and Case Histories in Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy is a succinct guide that facilitates a case-based learning approach to cardiopulmonary care. This one-of-a-kind text combines evidence-based assessment and management skills and well-thought-out cases of typical presentations of pulmonary and cardiovascular conditions. This combined approach helps students and clinicians learn meaningful skills in a clinically relevant manner. Two primary components present in Clinical Management Notes and Case Histories in Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy are notes on cardiopulmonary assessment and management, and case histories involving respiratory and cardiovascular conditions commonly viewed by physical therapists. Accompanying the notes are thought-provoking questions and problems that enable the reader to establish a foundation of core concepts. The presentation of case histories further facilitates the development of integral skills and enables the reader to integrate those core concepts into a clinical setting. Also, question and answer guides accompany the patient profiles. The two-fold evidence and case based learning approach used by authors W. Darlene Reid, BMR(PT), PhD and Frank Chung, BSc(PT), MSc allows for a more engaging experience. Students are able to learn and develop skills to prepare them for their professional transition while clinicians can use the text as a reference tool. A Few of the Cardiopulmonary Assessment Topics: Physical Examinations Chest Radiology Pulmonary Function Testing EKG Interpretation A Few of the Cardiopulmonary Management Topics: Clinical Decision Making and Setting Treatment Goals Mobilization and Exercise Training Breathing Exercises Medical and Surgical Interventions Case Histories Include: Brief history Description of physical presentation Arterial blood values, chest x-rays, EKG results and/or pulmonary function report

Cardiopulmonary assessment and management
Clinical decision making
Chart review and interview
Physical examination
Auscultation
Arterial blood gas interpretation
Chest radiology
Pulmonary function testing
Laboratory investigation
Screening and exercise testing
Electrocardiogram interpretation
Adult and patient education
Breathing exercises
Positioning
Mobility and exercise training
Airway clearance techniques
Oxygen therapy
Mechanical ventilation
Respiratory conditions
Cardiovascular conditions
Surgical interventions and drainage devices
Case histories
Atelectasis postoperatively in an older patient
Atelectasis postoperatively in a smoker
Aspiration pneumonia - elderly
Chest trauma - pneumothorax/fractured ribs
Restrictive lung disease
Stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Cystic fibrosis
Asthma - acute exacerbation
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and pneumonia
Left-sided congestive heart failure - pulmonary edema
Acute myocardial infarction - good recovery
Acute myocardial infarction - coronary artery bypass graft
Chronic heart failure - cardiomyopathy
Chronic heart failure - post myocardial infarct
Exercising outpatient - arrhythmia and hypotension
Atelectasis - postoperatively in an older patient - hypotensive and atrial fibrillation
Atelectasis -postoperatively in an obese patient - pulmonary embolus and acute arterial insufficiency
Lobar pneumonia with angina
Pleural effusion complicated by cardiac effusion and cardiac tamponade
Answer guides
Appendices
Clinical trials on positioning
Clinical trials on prone lying
Clinical trials on secretion removal techniques
Clinical trials on exercise programs and secretion removal in patients with cystic fibrosis
Clinical trials on perioperative physiotherapy management

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