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

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


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Product Details

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

About the Author

Pryor was until recently Head of Physiotherapy at the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust , London - Britain's leading chest and heart hospital. She is now a research fellow there and is combining work on research with the latest in clinical practice. She was co-editor to the first two editions of this book.Prasad was a contributor to the previous edition of this book. Her specialist area of practice is with children with cystic fibrosis. Like Pryor she is working as a researcher in a centre of clinical excellence.Both authors have given papers at international meetings for both doctors and physical therapists.

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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