The second edition of Respiratory Physiotherapy (formerly Emergency Physiotherapy) continues to be a highly accessible and convenient guide which brings the insight of clinical experts in the field to the fingertips of the busy physiotherapist who are often exposed to challenging and stressful situations. Beverley Harden is now joined by a team of 5 additional Editors and the new edition has been completely revamped.
It looks at assessment, management of and calls to specific areas while presenting key information in tables, bullets and summaries for quick reference on the ward. Respiratory Physiotherapy is the essential pocketbook for physiotherapy students on clinical placement, newly qualified physiotherapists, as well as for physiotherapists working in emergency settings who need a refresher. Case studies that cover common emergency situationsSelf-assessment questions which offer the reader verification of their comprehension and clinical reasoning skillsA-Z of treatment techniquesAppendices including normal values and common drugs used in critical care areas so that essential information is always at hand