Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Guidelines to Success

By

  • John Hodgkin, MD, Medical Director, Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program, Redbud Community Hospital, Clearlake, CA; Medical Director, Smoke-Free Life Program, St. Helena Center for Health, St. Helena, CA
  • Bartolome Celli, MD, Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center Professor of Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, MA
  • Gerilynn Connors, BS, RRT, RCP, Clinical Manager, Pulmomary Rehabilitation, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA

This authoritative text is written by leaders in pulmonary rehabilitation. It is clearly written, logically organized, well referenced, and emphasizes evidence-based practice and a contemporary multidisciplinary approach. Offering unrivaled depth, this edition updates coverage of the benefits of pulmonary rehabilitation, therapeutic interventions, smoking cessation, exercise training, and much more as well as important research such as the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) report. This text prepares students for the Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) exam and the written registry and clinical simulations portions of the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) exams.
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Book information

  • Published: September 2008
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-04549-0


Table of Contents

I. Historical Perspective of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

1. Pulmonary Rehabilitation: History and Definition

II. Basic Concepts of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

2. Selection and Assessment of the Chronic Respiratory Disease Patient for Pulmonary Rehabilitation

3. Pathophysiology of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

4. Systemic Effects of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease NEW!

5. Dyspnea: Assessment and Management

6. Education in Pulmonary Rehabiliation

III. Therapeutic Intervention in Pulmonary Rehabilitation

7. Pharmacological Therapy for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

8. Aerosol Therapy

9. Therapeutic Oxygen

10. Exercise in the Rehabilitation of Patients with Respiratory Disease

11. Inspiratory Muscle Training

12. Physical and Respiratory Therapy for the Medical and Surgical Patient

13. Occupational Therapy to Promote Function and Health-Related Quality of Life

14. Nutritional Assessment and Support

15. Complementary Alternative Medicine for Patients with Chronic Lung Disease NEW!

16. Medical Management of Tobacco Dependence: Concepts and Treatment

17. Behavioral Medicine in Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Psychological, Cognitive, and Social Factors

18. Sexuality in the Pulmonary Patient

19. Preventative Strategies for the Patient with Chronic Lung Disease

IV. Special Considerations in Pulmonary Rehabilitation

20. Adherence in the Patient with Pulmonary Disease

21. Outcomes Assessment

22. Home Mechanical Ventilation

23. Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Lung Transplantation

24. Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Lung Volume Reduction Surgery NEW!

25. Ethical and End-of-Life Issues for the Care of Patients with Advanced Lung Disease

26. Social and Recreational Support of the Pulmonary Patient

27. Sleep Disorders in Pulmonary Patients

28. The Role of Home Care

29. Travel for the Patient with Respiratory Disease

30. Management of and Reimbursement for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services NEW!

V. Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Miscellaneous Disorders

31. Rehabilitation in Patients with Diseases other than Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

32. Exercise and Pulmonary Hypertension NEW!

33. Rehabilitation for the Pediatric Patient with Pulmonary Disease

VI. Benefits and the Future of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

34. Benefits and the Future of Pulmonary Rehabilitation