Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs - 3rd Edition / Edition 3

Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs - 3rd Edition / Edition 3

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Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs - 3rd Edition / Edition 3

Developed by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR), Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs, Third Edition, is completely revised to help practitioners appreciate the theoretical base and understand the essential components of pulmonary rehabilitation. These updated guidelines feature program management procedures that will help physicians, clinical program directors, and specialists enhance their programs and assist their patients in establishing specific goals.

Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs, Third Edition, provides a scientific, practical framework to help practitioners do the following:

-Understand the current requirements for accrediting pulmonary-based facilities

-Design, implement, or update accredited pulmonary rehabilitation programs

-Deliver optimal care to persons with symptomatic respiratory needs

-Address program issues in exercise, outcomes, and management of pulmonary-based programs

This third edition includes significant revision to the chapters on exercise assessment and training, patient outcome and assessment, and program management. It also contains new appendixes, including a comprehensive set of practical forms, guidelines, questionnaires, and assessment tools.

Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs, Third Edition, presents information in a user-friendly format for ease in applying the guidelines to patients. As such, this text is a must for AACVPR members, clinical program directors, and other pulmonary and subpulmonary specialists who are intent on building and maintaining accredited pulmonary care programs and providing the best care for their patients.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736055734
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 08/26/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.46(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Overview of Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Definition and Scope of Pulmonary Rehabilitation
The Burden of Chronic Respiratory Disease
A Brief History of Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Essential Components of Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Patient Goals
Program Goals
Code of Ethics for the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Specialist

Chapter 2. Selection and Assessment of the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Candidate
Patient Selection
Patient Assessment
Goal Development
Rehabilitation Potential

Chapter 3. Patient Education and Skills Training
Education Process
Focus and Scope of Educational and Skills Training

Chapter 4. Exercise Assessment and Training
Exercise Assessment
Functional Performance Assessment
Exercise Training
Emergency Procedures

Chapter 5. Psychosocial Assessment and Intervention
Adjustment Process
Psychosocial Assessment
Psychosocial Interventions
Chapter 6. Outcome Assessment
Timing of Patient-Centered Outcome Measurement
Domains for Outcome Assessment
Health Domain
Clinical Domain
Behavioral Domain
Service Domain

Chapter 7. Disease-Specific Approaches in Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Cystic Fibrosis
Interstitial Lung Disease
Obesity-Related Respiratory Disorders
Pulmonary Hypertension
Neuromuscular and Chest Wall Disorders
Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
Lung Transplantation
Lung Cancer and Thoracoabdominal Surgery
Mechanical Ventilation
Pediatric Patients With Respiratory Disease
Patients With Coexisting Respiratory and Cardiac Disease
Chapter 8. Program Management
The Medical Director
Program Coordinator
Rehabilitation Specialist
Interdisciplinary Team Structure
Staff Competencies
Core Staff Responsibilities
Continuing Education
Minimum Staffing Requirements
Program Components and Structure
Duration of Program
Policies and Procedures
Facilities and Equipment
Emergency Procedures
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Location: General Issues
AACVPR Program Certification
Strategies for Program Success
Postrehabilitation Maintenance Programs
Continuous Quality Improvement

Appendix A. Forms, Questionnaires, and Assessments
Appendix B. Measures for Promoting Maintenance
Appendix C. American Thoracic Society Statement: Guidelines for the Six-Minute Walk Test
Appendix D. Clinical Competency Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Professionals
Appendix E. Examples of Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs That Meet 2, 3, and 5 Days a Week
Appendix F. Example of a Typical Pulmonary Rehabilitation Facility
Appendix G. Pulmonary Rehabilitation Skills and Competency Assessment

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