Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy

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qCardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy: A Clinical Manual, Second Edition, combines the ease of a readable format with comprehensive information to provide the ultimate manual on cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions for physical therapists practicing in all clinical settings and for students who are looking for a practical clinical emphasis.q qInformation is organized and presented logically - a bulleted format makes finding information easy, whereas information organized along the oxygen transport pathway provides a logical framework for students and clinicians. Essential information is conveniently accessed on basic cardiovascular and pulmonary anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology of commonly encountered cardiac and pulmonary disorders, assessment, diagnostic tests and treatment interventions, pharmacology, pediatrics, and clinical laboratory values and profiles.q qThis second edition also has new content on the effects of aging, lung volume reduction surgery and lung transplantation, metabolic syndrome, the 6-minute walk test, simple anthropometric measurements for determination of obesity, health and fitness appraisals, quality of life measures, and more. The clinical implications for physical therapists are described throughout the book.q --Book Jacket.A Clinical Manual Joanne Watchie. Disease (Lower ... 2001;104:2996-3007. 114, lestra JA ... 2001;71:308-312. 115. Izzo IL ... Jacobs PL, Nash MS. Exercise recommendations for individuals with spinal cord injury. Sports Med. 2004:34: 727-751. 117. Jakicic ... JericA³ C, Knobel H, Montero M, etal. ... A descriptive study of individuals successful at long-term maintenance of substantial weight loss. Am J Clinanbsp;...

Title:Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy
Author:Joanne Watchie
Publisher:Saunders - 2009-09


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