Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems, Adults and Paediatrics, 4th Edition

Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems

4th Edition Adults and Paediatrics

By Jennifer A. Pryor, PhD, MBA, MSc, FNZSP, MCSP, Senior Research Fellow in Physiotherapy, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, London, UK; Honorary Lecturer, University College London, UK; and Ammani Prasad, GradDipPhys, MCSP, Cystic Fibrosis Coordinator/Senior Research Physiotherapist, Respiratory Unit, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust, London, UK

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