Pulmonary Rehabilitation

4th Edition

Guidelines to Success


  • Bartolome Celli
  • John Hodgkin
  • Gerilynn Connors
  • Key Features

    • Information on existing techniques and procedures is expanded and updated in chapters on lung transplantation, functional performance assessment and training, and the management of pulmonary rehabilitation services.
    • Illustrations, photographs, tables, and boxes address new and important information, reinforcing and simplifying the material.
    • A hard cover and portable size offer durability and convenience.
    • Reader-friendly features in each chapter include an outline, professional skills objectives, and a summary, allowing easy access to content and highlighting important concepts and ideas.

    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


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