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Pulmonary Rehabilitation - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource, 4th Edition

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Take your understanding to a whole new level with Pageburst digital books on VitalSource! Easy-to-use, interactive features let you make highlights, share notes, run instant topic searches, and so much more. Best of all, with Pageburst, you get flexible online, offline, and mobile access to all your digital books. 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.

New to This Edition

    • New chapters covering new advances and discoveries in respiratory care:
      • Systemic Effects of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders
      • Complementary Alternative Medicine for Patients with Chronic Lung Disease
      • Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
      • Management of and Reimbursement for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
      • Exercise and Pulmonary Hypertension
    • New and revised illustrations and photographs.
    • Expanded coverage of patients with respiratory diseases other than COPD as well as pediatric pulmonary patients.
    • New and revised pedagogy including chapter outlines and updated objectives
    • Enhanced chapters
    • Addresses the latest research and reports including The Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) report recommending pulmonary rehabilitation.

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.

Author Information

    By John E. 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

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Pulmonary Rehabilitation - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource, 4th Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Mosby
  • Copyright: 2009