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Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy, 3rd Edition
Ellen Hillegass, EdD, PT, CCS, FAACVPR
Based on best practices prescribed in The Guide to Physical Therapist Practice,Essentials of Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy, 3rd Edition provides comprehensive coverage of anatomy and physiology, assessment, and aspects of the cardiopulmonary systems, with a focus on their interaction. The disablement model is used in describing the eight cardiopulmonary practice patterns. Expert author Ellen Hillegass also discusses pathophysiology, pharmacology, and interventions in the outpatient setting. Incorporating Guide language, her practical approach progresses logically from basic sciences through intervention, and emphasizes lifespan considerations.
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