Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems

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Churchill Livingstone, 1998 - Medical - 524 pages
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The fully updated and revised 2nd Edition of this well-established core textbook covers all aspects of physical therapy for cardiac and respiratory problems. Presented in a problem solving approach reflecting realistic clinical situations, this text is easy-to-read and ideal for quick reference. The first section provides the necessary skills for the assessment of patients and offers techniques on how to select and plan the appropriate treatment. The second looks at different patient groups with specific needs, covering both children and adults.

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Chest radiography and other techniques
of recording the assessment management
Common radiological signs

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About the author (1998)

Pryor was until recently Head of Physiotherapy at the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust , London - Britain's leading chest and heart hospital. She is now a research fellow there and is combining work on research with the latest in clinical practice. She was co-editor to the first two editions of this book.Prasad was a contributor to the previous edition of this book. Her specialist area of practice is with children with cystic fibrosis. Like Pryor she is working as a researcher in a centre of clinical excellence.Both authors have given papers at international meetings for both doctors and physical therapists.

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