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Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy: A Clinical Manual / Edition 1

Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy: A Clinical Manual / Edition 1

by Joanne Watchie MA, PT, CCS


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ISBN-13: 9780721667096
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 05/10/1995
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 9.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Cardiology: The Heart and Circulation. Evaluation of Cardiac Function. Therapeutic Interventions. Chapter 2. Pulmonology: Respiratory System and Its Function. Evaluation of the Pulmonary System. Therapeutic Interventions in Pulmonary Medicine. Chapter 3. Cardiopulmonary/Pathology: Cardiovascular Diseases and Disorders. Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders. Cardiopulmonary Complications of Other Diseases and Disorders. Chapter 4. Pharmacology: Antihypertensive Agents. Drugs Used in Treating Congestive Heart Failure. Antiarrhythmic Drugs. Antianginal Agents. Vasopressors Used in Shock. Hyperlipemic Agents. Respiratory Drugs. Drugs Used with Organ Transplantation. Drugs Used to Treat Diabetes Mellitis. Chapter 5. Cardiopulmonary Assessment: Medical Chart Review. Patient/Family Interview. Red Flags. Physical Therapy Examination. Activity and Endurance Evaluation. Assessing Your Findings. Chapter 6. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Treatment: Impaired Exercise Tolerance. Abnormal Physiologic Responses to Exercise. Inability to Meet Demands of Daily Living Activities. Elevated Coronary Risk. Impaired Ventilation and Oxygenation. Impaired Secretion Clearance. Impaired Ability to Protect Airway. Increased Work of Breathing. Summary. Chapter 7. Pediatrics: Pediatric Cardiology. Pediatric Pulmonology. Cardiopulmonary Dysfunction Associated with Neurologic and Neuromuscular Disorders. Pediatric Patient Assessment. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Treatment. Chapter 8. Laboratory Medicine: Shorthand for Laboratory Values. Serum Chemistry. Hematology. Coagulation Studies. Selected Immunologic Studies. Arterial Blood Gases. Abnormalities Seen in Specific Disease States.

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