Respiratory Physiotherapy

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-11-25

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The second edition of RESPIRATORY PHYSIOTHERAPY (formerly EMERGENCY PHYSIOTHERAPY) continues to be a highly accessible and convenient guide which brings the insight of clinical experts in the field to the fingertips of the busy physiotherapist who are often exposed to challenging and stressful situations. Beverley Harden is now joined by a team of 5 additional Editors and the new edition has been completely revamped. It looks at assessment, management of and calls to specific areas while presenting key information in tables, bullets and summaries for quick reference on the ward. Case studies that cover common emergency situations Self-assessment questions which offer the reader verification of their comprehension and clinical reasoning skills A-Z of treatment techniques Appendices including normal values and common drugs used in critical care areas so that essential information is always at hand

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Practical on call preparation
Respiratory assessment
Paediatric specifics
Chest X-ray interpretation
The management of sputum retention
The management of volume loss
The management of increased work of breathing
Management of respiratory failure
Calls to adult intensive care
Calls to paediatric IUC (PICU)
Calls to the medical unit
Calls to the surgical ward
Calls to the neurological/neurosurgical unit
Call to the cardiothoracic unit
Calls to the oncology unit
- Calls to the paediatric unit
Calls to the neonatal unit
Respiratory physiotherapy treatments
Case Studies - Adult intensive care
Paediatric intensive care
Medical unit
Surgical unit
Neurological unit
Cardiothoracic unit
Thoracic unit
Haematology unit
Oncology patient
Paediatric ward
Normal values
Surgical incisions
Common drugs used in critical care areas
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