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1st Edition

Advances in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

ISBN 9781138881440
Published May 16, 2017 by Routledge

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Book Description

Enhance your rehabilitation program with this authoritative volume. Experts from the Department of Physical Therapy of Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, explore the most current developments in cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. Reading this highly practical volume will provide you with insight into the current status and future trends of pulmonary rehabilitation, supply you with rationale and supporting data for physiological and psychological mechanisms that seem to influence the pulmonary rehabilitation process, and illustrate the successes of both a hospital-based and a community-based pulmonary rehabilitation program.

Valuable chapters on the physical therapy interventions required by and designed for coronary bypass surgery patients and heart transplantation patients will offer you additional useful information. Advances in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation is an ideal resource for professionals, including physical therapists, who are or who wish to become, involved in the care of patients with cardiac or chronic pulmonary disorders.

Table of Contents

Contents Foreword

  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Current Status and Future Trends
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Mechanisms of Benefits
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation During Acute Hospitalization
  • Community-Based Pulmonary Rehabilitation of the Patient With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • In-Patient Rehabilitation of the Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery Patient and the Heart Transplantation Patient
  • Outpatient Rehabilitation of the Cardiac Surgical Patient

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