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Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems

Adults and Paediatrics

Now in it’s fourth edition, Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems continues to be an essential textbook and reference source for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and for the clinician working with patients with cardiac and respiratory problems. It strengths lie in integrating the evidence with clinical practice and in covering the whole patient lifespan - infants, children, adolescents and adults.

Paperback, 618 Pages

Published: March 2008

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-08-044985-2


  • 1. Assessment and investigation of patients’ problems

    2.. Thoracic imaging

    3. Cardiopulmonary function testing
    The electrocardiogram (ECG) and cardiac arrest

    4. Effects of positioning and mobilization

    5. Physiotherapy techniques

    6. Patients’ problems, physiotherapy management and outcome measures

    7. Psychological aspects of care

    8. Intensive care for the critically ill adult

    9. Paediatric mechanical support

    10. Paediatrics

    11. Non-Invasive Ventilation

    12. Surgery for adults

    13. Pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic respiratory disease

    14. Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention xx

    15. Thoracic organ transplantation

    16. Spinal cord injury

    17. Dysfunctional breathing xx

    18. Bronchiectasis, primary ciliary dyskinesia and cystic fibrosis

    Appendix Normal values, Conversion Table and Abbreviations


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