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Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems By Edited by B.A. Webber

Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems
by Edited by B.A. Webber

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This edition covers all aspects of physical therapy for cardiac and respiratory problems. These conditions form a major part of the workload for all physiotherapists, even those not specializing in respiratory or cardiac care. The text is presented in a problem-solving approach.
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Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems by Edited by B.A. Webber

This is the new edition of the book which has become established as the core textbook for undergraduate physiotherapists. All aspects of physical therapy for cardiac and respiratory problems are covered here. These conditions form a major part of the workload for all physiotherapists, even those not specialising in respiratory or cardiac care. The text is presented in a problem solving approach reflecting the clinical situations which the practitioner will have to face. Features: * Meets the needs of the undergraduate student * Problem solving approach reflects the clinical situation * Provides a taste of the clinic for the student in the classroom * Easy to read * Ideal for quick referral and easy revision

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About Edited by B.A. Webber


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


SECTION 1 INVESTIGATIONS, PATIENTS' PROBLEMS and MANAGEMENT: Assessment. Thoracic Imaging. Cardiopulmonary Function Testing. Monitoring and Interpreting Medical Investigations. Mechanical Support. Non-Invasive Ventilation. The Effects of Positioning and Mobilization on Oxygen Transport. Physiotherapy Techniques. Interpersonal Aspects of Care: Communication, Counselling and Health Education. Patients' Problems, Management and Outcomes SECTION 2 the NEEDS of SPECIFIC PATIENTS: Intensive Care for the Critically Ill Adult. Surgery for Adults. Paediatrics. Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Cardiac Rehabilitation. Cardiopulmonary Transplantation. Spinal Injuries. Care of the Dying Patient. Hyperventilation. Bronchiectasis, Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia and Cystic Fibrosis. Immunosuppression or Deficiency

Additional information

GOR001664640
Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems by Edited by B.A. Webber
Edited by B.A. Webber
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
1998-01-26
540
0443058415
9780443058417
N/A
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