Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy

Essentials of

Cardiopulmonary Physical

Therapy

FOURTH EDITION

Ellen Hillegass, PT, EdD, CCS,

FAACVPR, FAPTA

President, Cardiopulmonary Specialists, Inc, A Consulting

Corporation, Partner in PT CARDIOPULMONARY

EDUCATORS, LLC, A webinar-based continuing education

company, http://www.ptcardiopulmonaryeducators.com

Adjunct Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, Mercer

University, Atlanta, Georgia

Adjunct Professor, Department of Physical Therapy,

Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina

 

 

 

Table of Contents

Cover image

Title page

Copyright

Dedication

Contributors

Preface

Acknowledgments

Section 1. Anatomy and Physiology

1. Anatomy of the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems

Thorax

The Respiratory System

The Cardiovascular System

Cardiac and Pulmonary Vessels

 

 

Systemic Circulation

Summary

2. Physiology of the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems

The Pulmonary System

The Cardiovascular System

Summary

Section 2. Pathophysiology

3. Ischemic cardiovascular conditions and other vascular

pathologies

Anatomy of the Coronary Arteries

Myocardial Perfusion

Atherosclerosis

Hypertension

Cerebrovascular Disease

Peripheral Arterial Disease

Other Vascular Disorders

Summary

4. Cardiac muscle dysfunction and failure

Causes and Types of Cardiac Muscle Dysfunction

Cardiac Muscle

Specific Pathophysiologic Conditions Associated with Congestive Heart

Failure

Clinical Manifestations of Congestive Heart Failure

 

 

Medical Management

Mechanical Management

Surgical Management

Prognosis

Physical Therapy Assessment

Physical Therapy Interventions

Ventilation

Summary

5. Restrictive lung dysfunction

Etiology

Pathogenesis

Clinical Manifestation

Maturational Causes of Restrictive Lung Dysfunction

Interstitial Causes

Environmental/Occupational Causes

Asbestosis

Infectious Causes

Neoplastic Causes

Pleural Diseases

Cardiovascular Causes

Neuromuscular Causes

Musculoskeletal Causes

Connective Tissue Causes of RLD

Immunologic Causes

Pregnancy as Cause

Nutritional and Metabolic Causes

 

 

Traumatic Causes

Therapeutic Causes

Pharmaceutical Causes

Radiologic Causes

"Order a similar paper and get 15% discount on your first order with us
Use the following coupon
"FIRST15"

Order Now