A physical therapy textbook spanning the entire scope of cardiovascular and pulmonary practice
Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy, Third Edition reflects the broadest possible spectrum of cardiovascular and pulmonary practice and draws upon the expertise of more than two dozen internationally recognized contributors. The Third Edition has been updated to cover the sweeping changes that have occurred in both the practice of physical therapy and the education of physical therapy students. This internationally acclaimed text reviews must-know background knowledge, thoroughly explains exercise principles, cites the best evidence, and integrates each of the eight American Physical Therapy Association’s approved practice patterns into the chapter content.
• NEW chapter on the role of the physical therapist in treating sleep disorders
• Case studies allow readers to experience the proper application of the practice patterns
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing|
About the Author
William E. "Bill" DeTurk, PT, PhD is Clinical Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at Stony Brook University (SUNY) in Stony Brook, New York. He also works as a Consultant to the Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at the VA Medical Center in Northport, New York.
Lawrence P. "Larry" Cahalin, PT, MS, CCS is an APTA Board Certified Cardiopulmonary Clinical Specialist who was part of the initial 5-member panel of physical therapists who developed the APTA Preferred Practice Patterns in Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy. He has been actively involved in clinical research and clinical practice in cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy for over 20 years. Mr. Cahalin is affiliated with the University of Miami.