Hardcover(1st Edition.)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540198369
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 03/28/1995
Series: Current Topics in Rehabilitation Series
Edition description: 1st Edition.
Pages: 178
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.53(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Rehabilitation Programs.- 1. Old and New in Pulmonary Rehabilitation.- 2. Rationale for Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Patient Selection.- 3. The Goals of Pulmonary Rehabilitation.- 4. Economic Evaluation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.- Evaluation.- 5. Respiratory Function Tests in Pulmonary Rehabilitation.- 6. Dyspnea Scores.- 7. Exercise Limitation in Pulmonary Rehabilitation.- 8. Exercise in Chronic Obstructive Disease: Adaptation to Exercise and Practical Indices.- 9. Noninvasive Assessment of Pulmonary Arterial Pressure with Ultrasound.- Respiratory Failure.- 10. Ventilatory Failure.- 11. Metabolism and Nutrition in Rehabilitation of the Patient with Respiratory Insufficiency.- 12. The Right Heart in Precapillary Pulmonary Hypertension: Pathophysiological and Therapeutic Aspects.- 13. Dismission Criteria from Intensive Care Unit.- 14. From Intensive Care to Home Through Rehabilitation: Discharging Criteria For Patients On Partial Ventilatory Support.- 15. Home Care for Respiratory Patients: the Comprehensive Approach.- 16. Long Term Strategies for Respiratory Muscle Rest.- 17. Heart Transplantation: Gas Exchange and Cardiovascular Readjustments.- 18. Future Trends in Pulmonary Rehabilitation.

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