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Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs 5th Edition epub With Web Resource

Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs 5th Edition epub With Web Resource

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    As the field of pulmonary rehabilitation has continued to advance and evolve, standards for patient care and for programs have become increasingly important. Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs, Fifth Edition With Web Resource, offers the best practices for patient care and serves as the must-have resource for programs to prepare for the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) pulmonary rehabilitation program certification. Readers will learn to tailor individualized care for respiratory patients as well as to improve new programs or update existing programs.

    For this revised fifth edition, AACVPR has assembled an expert team of nationally and internationally recognized authors. Together, they present the individuated and interrelated components of pulmonary rehabilitation, including initial and ongoing assessment, collaborative self-management education, exercise training, psychosocial support, and outcome measurement. Highlighted guidelines have been included throughout the book, giving readers easy-to-find guidance for implementing treatment programs and helping patients stay on track.

    Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs, Fifth Edition With Web Resource, offers an evidence-based review in several areas based on the rapid expansion of high-quality scientific evidence since the last edition. To learn best practices for care and program development, readers will find contributions from expert pulmonary rehabilitation professionals in nursing, medicine, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, and exercise physiology. This text provides a scientific, practical framework to help aspiring and current practitioners do the following:
    • Understand the current requirements for accrediting pulmonary-based facilities
    • Design, implement, or update accredited pulmonary rehabilitation programs
    • Deliver optimal care to patients with symptomatic respiratory needs
    • Address program issues in exercise, outcomes, and management of pulmonary-based programs
    New to this edition, a web resource provides easy access to practical checklists from the book and offers biannual updates to keep programs current with key changes in the field. The reorganized content provides a more logical flow of information consistent with pulmonary rehabilitation development. A new chapter on nutrition helps readers to understand its importance in the rehab process and to provide rehab patients with the best opportunity for success. In the updated appendixes, readers will find a comprehensive set of forms, questionnaires, and assessment tools.

    With continued advancements in the science, application, and credentialing of pulmonary rehabilitation programs, the fifth edition of Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs will assist respiratory practitioners in remaining up to date on the best practices in the field. This edition supports practitioners in understanding the components of pulmonary rehabilitation and applying best practices as well as updating and improving their programs to meet AACVPR certification requirements.


    A certification guide and program development tool for AACVPR member pulmonary rehabilitation departments as well as specialists, nonaffiliated pulmonary rehabilitation specialists, and pulmonary program directors.
    Chapter 1. Overview of Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    Brian Carlin
    Rationale for Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Integrated Care of the Respiratory Patient
    History of Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    Evidence-Based Guidelines on Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    Positioning Pulmonary Rehabilitation within the GOLD 2017 Guidelines
    Current Status of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

    Chapter 2. Selecting and Assessing the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Candidate
    Gerilynn Connors and James Lamberti
    Patient Selection
    Patient Assessment

    Chapter 3. Exercise Assessment and Training
    Chris Garvey, Rebecca Crouch, and Dave Verrill
    Rationale for Exercise Training in Chronic Lung Disease
    Mechanisms of Exercise Intolerance in Chronic Respiratory Disease
    Exercise Assessment
    Field Tests (Walking Tests)
    Graded Exercise Test and Cardiopulmonary Exercise Tests
    Functional Performance Assessment
    Exercise Prescription
    Volume, Pattern, and Progression of Exercise Training
    Resistance Exercise Testing
    Other Tests of Muscular Fitness
    Inspiratory Muscle Training
    Flexibility Training
    Patient Safety
    Precautions in Pulmonary Hypertension
    Exercise Induced Hypoxemia
    Home Exercise Considerations
    Emergency Procedures
    Documentation of the Evaluation and Treatment Session

    Chapter 4. Collaborative Self-Management and Education
    Gerene Bauldoff, Jane Knipper, and Debbie Koehl
    Developing an Individualized Self-Management Program
    Implementing Self Management Training

    Chapter 5. Psychosocial Assessment and Intervention
    Maria Buckley and Kent Eichenauer
    Assessment of Psychosocial Functioning
    Interventions to Improve Psychosocial Functioning
    Partnering with a Psychosocial Provider

    Chapter 6. Nutritional Assessment and Intervention
    Ellen Aberegg
    Compromised Nutritional Status in Pulmonary Disease
    Diet Intake and COPD
    Assessment of Nutritional Status
    Nutrition Support

    Chapter 7. Patient-Centered Evidence-Based Outcomes
    Gerene Bauldoff and Eileen Collins
    Timing and Analyzing Outcomes
    Patient-Centered Outcome Measures

    Chapter 8. Disease-Specific Approaches to Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    Charlotte Tenebeck, Katherine Mensons, Jonathan Raskin, and Brian Carlin
    Restrictive Lung Diseases
    Pulmonary Hypertension
    Other Pulmonary Rehabilitation Populations

    Chapter 9. Program Management and Reimbursement Realities
    Trina Limberg, June Schulz, and Karen Lui
    Interdisciplinary Team
    Program Content and Structure
    Administrative Aspects of Program Management
    Postrehabilitation Maintenance
    Reimbursement Realities
    Strategies for Program Success

    Chapter 10. Putting It All Together: Performance Measures, Outcomes, Valid and Reliable Tools, and Program Certification
    Anne Gavic and Steve Lichtman
    Measuring the Quality of Patient Care
    AACVPR Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation Registry
    Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certification

    Appendix A: Forms, Questionnaires, Assessments, and Individualized Treatment Plan Example
    Appendix B: Excerpt from ATS/ERS Statement: Key Concepts and Advancements in Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    Appendix C: Clinical Competency Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Professionals
    Appendix D: Example of Typical Pulmonary Rehabilitation Facility and Program Schedules
    Appendix E: Summary of Additional Recommended Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) is dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients and their families by reducing morbidity, mortality, and disability from cardiovascular and pulmonary disease through education, prevention, rehabilitation, research, and disease management. AACVPR is a multidisciplinary professional association composed of health professionals who serve in the field of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. AACVPR also provides educational and professional development opportunities to its members, including cardiovascular and pulmonary physicians, nurses, exercise physiologists, physical therapists, behavioral scientists, respiratory therapists, and nutritionists.
    “This book continues to be the bible for evidence-based pulmonary rehabilitation programs.”
    —Doody’s Book Review (Four-Star Review)
    All ancillaries are free to course adopters and available online.

    Web resource. Includes practical checklists and tools from the book and provides readers with biannual updates to keep them current with key changes in the field.