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Rehabilitation of the Patient with Respiratory Disease

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Published by McGraw-Hill Companies .
Written in English


  • Rehabilitation,
  • Respiratory medicine,
  • Respiratory Diseases,
  • Patients,
  • Rehabilitation Therapy,
  • Respiratory organs,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation,
  • Allied Health Services - Respiratory Therapy,
  • Respiratory Tract Diseases,
  • Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine,
  • Diagnosis,
  • Diseases,
  • Treatment

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Edition Notes

ContributionsNeils Cherniak (Editor), Murray D. Altose (Editor), Ikuo Homma (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages1100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9248940M
ISBN 100070116490
ISBN 109780070116498

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Pulmonary rehabilitation, also known as respiratory rehabilitation, is an important part of the management and health maintenance of people with chronic respiratory disease who remain symptomatic or continue to have decreased function despite standard medical is a broad therapeutic concept. It is defined by the American Thoracic Society and the European Other codes: None universally accepted. Pulmonary Rehabilitation Rebecca Crouch. Chapter Outline. CHAPTER 19 Rehabilitation programs for patients with chronic obstructive. pulmonary disease (COPD) have existed for more than 30 years. The American College of Chest Physicians in defined pulmonary rehabilitation and described aspects of care for patients with respiratory Size: KB. The Chronic Respiratory Disease Questionnaire is a rater-administered questionnaire with 20 items that focus on four aspects of illness: dyspnea, fatigue, emotional function, and the patient's feeling of control over the disease. 73 Dyspnea is evaluated on a seven-point scale in relation to the five most important activities provoking dyspnea.   Highlights: The chapters on the pathophysiology of interstitial lung disease, methods of assessing exercise capacity, rehabilitation in asthma, and smoking cessation are particularly comprehensive. The text is easy to read and well illustrated in most : Thomas L. Petty.

The purpose of this study was to document pulmonary rehabilitation outcomes in patients with respiratory diseases other than chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). : K James Kallail. Anne's research is investigating new models for pulmonary rehabilitation, including low cost home-based models and tele-rehabilitation, as well as defining the benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation in new populations such as interstitial lung disease. Her research interests mainly focus on Chronic respiratory disease and Pulmonary rehabilitation. Acute (Hospital) Care. A minority group of people will present with more severe symptoms of COVID and will need to be hospitalised, most often with some instances, the illness includes severe pneumonia, ARDS, sepsis and septic these cases, the physiotherapist may find themselves involved in the respiratory care of the patient. Pulmonary rehabilitation is indicated for individuals with chronic respiratory disease who have persistent symptoms or disability despite standard medical therapy. Figure represents the course of patients with lung function limitation over time and the role of pulmonary rehabilitation. Patients are usually referred for one or more of the following symptoms or conditions

  Graeme P. Currie Published by Oxford University Press, UK Pages: Price: £ ISBN: ‐0‐19‐‐5 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), by Graeme P. Currie, has been published as part of “The Facts” series from Oxford University Press (UK), which is intended to offer practical advice about an illness or a condition in a clear and easy to Author: E. Weitzenblum.   Description: This book continues to be the bible for evidence-based pulmonary rehabilitation programs. It details the essentials for creating and managing a disease-specific pulmonary rehabilitation program, including patient assessment, education, and : AACVPR. Conclusion Pulmonary rehabilitation reduces breathlessness, increases exercise tolerance and improves HRQoL in patients with COPD and other chronic respiratory diseases. Patients should be carefully selected in order to make the best use of resources and extract the maximum benefits from rehabilitation. Author information: (1)Department of Internal Medicine, Allegheny General Hospital, Drexel University School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. [email protected] Pulmonary rehabilitation is a core component of the management of a patient with chronic lung disease. The respiratory therapist plays a Cited by: