Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs, 5th Edition offers the best practices for patient care and for respiratory programme development. Developed by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) this must-have guide discusses the individuated and interrelated components of pulmonary rehabilitation.
The text provides a scientific, practical framework to help practitioners understand current requirements; design, implement or update programmes; deliver optimal care; and address issues in exercise, outcomes and management of pulmonary-based programmes.
This brand new fifth edition includes contributions from expert pulmonary rehabilitation professionals in nursing, medicine, physiotherapy and exercise physiology. Readers will also find significant updates, including a new chapter on nutrition and a new web resource. Guidelines for Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs, 5th Edition supports practitioners in understanding the components of pulmonary rehabilitation, applying best practices and updating and improving their programmes to meet AACVPR certification requirements.
The American Association of Cardiovasular 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. AACVPR is a multidisciplinary professional association combines of health professionals serving in the field of cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation. They also provide educational and professional development opportunities to their members.