Practical Guide for Pulmonary Rehabilitation: The Essential Source for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs

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Dr. Liana Pradan (Editor) – Respiratory Consultant, NHS, UK
Florin Mihaltan (Editor)
Dr. Vishal Bansal (Editor)

Series: Pulmonary and Respiratory Diseases and Disorders
BISAC: MED079000

This book provides up-to-date knowledge on almost all aspects of the multidisciplinary approach to pulmonary rehabilitation. The book advises on how to open a pulmonary rehabilitation program, how to evaluate the chronic lung patients for their fitness level, to prescribe exercises, how to tackle aspects like end-of-life care and provides information about telemedicine rehabilitation in the COVID-19 era. The book also covers subjects of interest like the history and future of pulmonary rehabilitation, smoking cessation, physiology of the skeletal muscle, airways clearing, medication, oxygenotherapy and special consideration for elderly patients with co-morbidities.
There are evidence-based explanations regarding all these aspects that will benefit respirologists who have an interest in pulmonary rehabilitation, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, doctors in training, respiratory nurses, and family medicine physicians.
Furthermore, the contributors are professionals with experience in pulmonary rehabilitation in major rehabilitation centers around the world who are known for their research, teaching and publishing in the international arena.

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Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1: Short History of Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Liana Pradan, MD, Respiratory Department, NE Hertfordshire NHS Trust, Lister Hospital, Stevenage ,UK

Chapter 2: Skeletal Muscle Dysfunction in Respiratory Diseases
Vishal Bansal, MD, PhD, V.P. Chest Institute, University of Delhi, India.

Chapter 3: How to Establish a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program: The Basics
Liana Pradan, MD, Respiratory Department, NE Hertfordshire NHS Trust, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK
Elaine Bevan-Smith, PhD, University of Gloucestershire, Gloucester, UK

Chapter 4: Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Chronic Lung Diseases Other than COPD
Vishal Bansal, MD, PhD, V.P. Chest Institute, University of Delhi, India

Chapter 5: Telemedicine and Other Internet-Based Methods to Deliver Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Sebastian Pradan, B. Eng, Toronto, Canada
Liana Pradan, MD, Department of Respiratory Medicine, NE Hertfordshire NHS Trust, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK,

Chapter 6: Chronic Lung Diseases and Comorbidities – Special Consideration in the Elderly Population
Mireille Norris, MD, Department of Internal Medicine, Sunnybrook HSC, University of Toronto, Canada

Chapter 7: Airways Clearance Therapy
Kenneth Wu, Department of Physical Therapy, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada

Chapter 8: Incorporating Smoking Cessation Strategies into Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Sharon Jankey, PhD, West Park Healthcare Center, Toronto, Canada,
Michelle Check, Toronto, Canada

Chapter 9: Therapeutic Oxygen and Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Florin Mihaltan, MD, PhD, “Carol Davila “University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest, “Marius Nasta” Pulmonology Institute, Bucharest, Romania
Ioana Munteanu, MD, PhD, “Marius Nasta” Pulmonology Institute, Bucharest, Romania

Chapter 10: Importance of Nutritional Assessment and Management in patients with COPD During a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
Ivone Ferreira, MD, PhD, McMaster University, Hamilton, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada

Chapter 11: Psychological, Social and Behavioral Considerations in Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Sharon Jankey, PhD, West Park Healthcare Center, Toronto, Canada
Adina Petronela Tomuta, MD, Respiratory Department, King’s College University Hospital, London, UK

Chapter 12 Pharmacological Interventions in COPD
Zaneeta Nagji, Pharmacology Department, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospital, London, UK

Chapter 13: End of Life Care and the Ethical Dimension of Caring for Patients with Chronic Lung Disease
Dr. Steve Abdool, PhD, Bioethical Department, St Michael’s Hospital, Centre for Clinical Ethics at University of Toronto, Canada
Liana Pradan, MD, Respiratory Department, E N Hertfordshire NHS Trust Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK

Chapter 14: Pulmonary Rehabilitation in the World of COVID-19 pandemic
Vishal Bansal, MD, PhD, V.P. Chest Institute, University of Delhi, India
Liana Pradan, MD, Respiratory Department, E N Hertfordshire NHS Trust, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, UK

Chapter 15. Going Forward: What Is in Store for the Future?

Annex

Index

Additional information

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