Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs

Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780880118637
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 04/01/1998
Edition description: REVISED
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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
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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