Physiotherapy in Respiratory Care: A Problem-solving Approach to Respiratory and Cardiac Management
This text describes the research-based approach to physiotherapy for patients who suffer from lung disease or are in intensive care. The new edition has been updated and expanded to include cardiac rehabilitation, more illustrations and much of the recent research into this area.
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Assessment of the respiratory patient
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