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 pathophysiolo
  • 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 princip
  • Follows the oxygen transport pathway - the delivery, uptake and, extrication of oxygen as it actuall
  • Explains the implications of defects in the pathway - essential considerations for clinical practice

More Details about Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy A Clinical Manual 2e (Paper Back)

General Information  
PublisherElsevier Science
BindingPaper Back
Publish YearJanuary 2010