Pulmonary rehabilitation: the obstructive and paralytic conditions
A comprehensive and up-to-date account of the management and rehabilitation of patients with chronic pulmonary syndromes. In addition to chapters on COPD, asthma, smoking, and other obstructive/intrinsic conditions, the editor includes never-before-presented discussions of the poorly-understood restrictive syndromes seen in rehabilitation settings, as well as the newer techniques in their management.
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Perspectives on the Scientific Basis
Overview of Rehabilitation General Evaluation Principles
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