Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy, 2nd Edition

Author
By Joanne Watchie, MA, PT, CCS
ISBN
9780721606460
Publication Date
08-09-2009
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  • Offers a complete overview including basic cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology, the pathophysiology of commonly encountered cardiac and pulmonary disorders, diagnostic tests and procedures, therapeutic interventions, pharmacology, physical therapy evaluation and treatment, and clinical laboratory values and profiles.
  • Uses a bulleted format to make finding information quick and easy.
  • Lists the latest drugs used for the treatment of cardiopulmonary disorders.
  • Includes information on laboratory medicine and pediatrics to help you apply cardiopulmonary principles to practice.

Quick and convenient, this resource provides a clinical overview of a wide variety of diseases and disorders that affect the cardiovascular system and lungs and the physical therapy management of patients with them. It integrates key concepts of pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnostic tests and laboratory information and findings with clinically important medical and surgical interventions and pharmacologic therapies - then applies the material to physical therapy evaluation and treatment. This edition adds an introductory chapter on the oxygen transport pathway, the effects of dysfunction along the pathway, and the implications for physical therapy.


Key Features
  • Offers a complete overview including basic cardiopulmonary anatomy and physiology, the pathophysiology of commonly encountered cardiac and pulmonary disorders, diagnostic tests and procedures, therapeutic interventions, pharmacology, physical therapy evaluation and treatment, and clinical laboratory values and profiles.
  • Uses a bulleted format to make finding information quick and easy.
  • Lists the latest drugs used for the treatment of cardiopulmonary disorders.
  • Includes information on laboratory medicine and pediatrics to help you apply cardiopulmonary principles to practice.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780721606460
Author Information By Joanne Watchie, MA, PT, CCS
Table of Content

1. Introduction
2. Pulmonology
3. Cardiology
4. Cardiopulmonary Pathology
5. Pharmacology
6. Cardiopulmonary Assessment
7. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy Interventions
8. Pediatrics
9. Laboratory Medicine


Appendix 1
Glossary
Index

Publication Date 08-09-2009
Pages 448
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
Stock Status In Stock
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