Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems: Adults and Paediatrics / Edition 4

Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems: Adults and Paediatrics / Edition 4

by Jennifer A. Pryor, Pryor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0080449859

ISBN-13: 9780080449852

Pub. Date: 03/07/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Now in it’s fourth edition, Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems continues to be an essential textbook and reference source for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and for the clinician working with patients with cardiac and respiratory problems. It strengths lie in integrating the evidence with clinical practice and in covering the whole

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Overview

Now in it’s fourth edition, Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems continues to be an essential textbook and reference source for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and for the clinician working with patients with cardiac and respiratory problems. It strengths lie in integrating the evidence with clinical practice and in covering the whole patient lifespan - infants, children, adolescents and adults.

• new chapters on: critical care, surgery, and psychological aspects of care
• expanded evidence for clinical practice
• case studies
• multi-contributed chapters written by internationally recognised experts
• extensively revised text with new illustrations and photographs
• comprehensive reference lists which directs the reader to further sources of information
• Part of the Physiotherapy Essentials series - core textbooks for both students and lecturers
• Online image bank now available! Log on to http://evolve.elsevier.com/Pryor/physiotherapy and type in your unique pincode for access to over 300 downloadable images

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780080449852
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/07/2008
Series:
Physiotherapy Essentials Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
618
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Assessment and investigation of patients’ problems

2.. Thoracic imaging Adults Paediatrics

3. Cardiopulmonary function testing Adults The electrocardiogram (ECG) and cardiac arrest Paediatrics

4. Effects of positioning and mobilization

5. Physiotherapy techniques

6. Patients’ problems, physiotherapy management and outcome measures

7. Psychological aspects of care

8. Intensive care for the critically ill adult

9. Paediatric mechanical support

10. Paediatrics

11. Non-Invasive Ventilation

12. Surgery for adults

13. Pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic respiratory disease

14. Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention xx

15. Thoracic organ transplantation

16. Spinal cord injury

17. Dysfunctional breathing xx

18. Bronchiectasis, primary ciliary dyskinesia and cystic fibrosis

Appendix Normal values, Conversion Table and Abbreviations

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