Part of the World Clinics series, this book is the second volume of the pulmonary and critical care medicine manuals and focuses on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The book begins with the epidemiology and pathophysiology of COPD, followed by chapters covering topics in the diagnosis and management of the disease, including acute exacerbations, imaging, biomarkers, oxygen therapy and vascular dysfunction. The final sections present a complete review of pulmonary disease and rehabilitation. This new volume includes numerous images, illustrations and tables to enhance the text. The previous volume in this series, Pneumonias, published in 2012. Key points Second volume covering chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) Part of the World Clinics: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine series Includes nearly 100 images, illustrations and tables Volume One published in 2012Table 8: Respiratory Muscle Training: An Evidence 1997 guidelines 2007 guidelines 6 studies (RCT) 1997a2004 RCT, ... both lower limbs and upper limbs with low weight and high repetition or vice versa followed by stretching, flexibility, and balance. ... Step 5 is about maintenance, since it is known that benefits of a single PR program starts decreasing after 18a24 months. ... Table 7: An Example of a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Exercise Schedule Table 9: An Example of Prescription ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||World Clinics: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease|
|Author||:||Surinder K Jindal, Vannan K Vijayan|
|Publisher||:||JP Medical Ltd - 2013-08-31|