Recognizing and Treating Breathing Disorders

Author: Leon Chaitow,Chris Gilbert,Dinah Morrison

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702054275

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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This authoritative, research-based book, written by a team of clinical experts, offers an introduction to the symptoms and causes of disordered breathing as well as the strategies and protocols that can be used to correct and restore normal breathing. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Breathing Pattern Disorders guides readers through a discussion of the current research that links disordered breathing patterns with perceived pain levels, fatigue, stress and anxiety. Basic mechanics, physiology, and biochemistry of normal breathing are outlined to lay a foundation for understanding causes and mechanics of disordered breathing. Self-help strategies with charts and workbook pages that may be photocopied as handouts are designed to help patients overcome specific breathing problems. "...this second edition is particularly outstanding, providing a good basis of practical hands-on techniques, well supported by pictures and the website, and giving specific focus on sports, speech and chronic pain." Reviewed by Janet Rowley on behalf of the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, January 2015 "..a fantastic resource which will help students, clinicians, and physiotherapists to carry out effective evaluation and treatment in an acute care setting." Reviewed by Poonam Mehta on behalf of the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, January 2015

Recognizing and Treating Breathing Disorders

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Author: Leon Chaitow,Christopher Gilbert,Dinah Bradley,Dinah Morrison

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 9780702049804

Category: Medical

Page: 299

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This book is intended to help practitioners understand the causes and effects of disordered breathing and to provide strategies and protocols to help restore normal function. Fully updated throughout, this volume has been completely revised to guide the practitioner in the recognition of breathing pattern disorders and presents the latest research findings relating to the condition including a range of completely new techniques - many from an international perspective - to help restore and maintain normal functionality. Video clips on an associated website presents practical examples of the breathing techniques discussed in the book. Carefully prepared by a global team of renowned experts under the guidance of Leon Chaitow Focuses on practical, validated, and clinically relevant information Abundant use of pull-out boxes, line artwork, photographs and tables facilitates ease of understanding Contains clinical cases to ensure full comprehension of the topics explored Suitable for physiotherapists, manual therapists, physical therapists, osteopaths, osteopathic physicians and chiropractors, massage therapists, Pilates and yoga teachers & therapists, Tai chi and Feldenkrais practitioners, athletic coaches and voice-coaches Video clips on an associated website presents practical examples of the breathing techniques discussed in the book Includes the latest protocols on breathing rehabilitation Includes specialist chapters on breathing dysfunction associated with pain syndromes such as pain of pelvic origin and other unexplained medical conditions Discusses the use of capnography in assessment and rehabilitation Includes discussion of Vojta/Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Therapy

Multidisciplinary Approaches to Breathing Pattern Disorders

Author: Leon Chaitow,Dinah Bradley,Christopher Gilbert

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780443070532

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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This authoritative, research-based book, written by a team of clinical experts, offers an introduction to the symptoms and causes of disordered breathing as well as the strategies and protocols that can be used to correct and restore normal breathing. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Breathing Pattern Disorders guides readers through a discussion of the current research that links disordered breathing patterns with perceived pain levels, fatigue, stress and anxiety. Basic mechanics, physiology, and biochemistry of normal breathing are outlined to lay a foundation for understanding causes and mechanics of disordered breathing. Self-help strategies with charts and workbook pages that may be photocopied as handouts are designed to help patients overcome specific breathing problems.

Behavioral and Psychological Approaches to Breathing Disorders

Author: R. Ley,B.H. Timmons

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1475793839

Category: Psychology

Page: 322

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We start life with a breath, and the process continues automatically for the rest of our lives. Because breathing continues on its own, without our awareness, it does not necessarily mean that it is always functioning for optimum mental and physical health. The opposite is true often. The problem with breathing is that it seems so easy and natural that we rarely give it a second thought. We breathe: we inhale, we exhale. What could be simpler? But behind that simple act lies a process that affects us profoundly. It affects the way we think and feel, the quality of what we create, and how we function in our daily life. Breathing affects our psychological and physiological states, while our psychological states affect the pattern of our breathing. For example, when anxious, we tend to hold our breath and speak at the end of inspiration in a high-pitched voice. Depressed people tend to sigh and speak at the end of expiration in a low-toned voice. A child having a temper tantrum holds his or her breath until blue in the face. Hyperven tilation causes not only anxiety but also such a variety of symptoms that patients can go from one specialty department to another until a wise clinician spots the abnormal breathing pattern and the patient is successfully trained to shift from maladaptive to normal breathing behavior.

Self-help for Hyperventilitation Syndrome

Recognizing and Correcting Your Breathing-pattern Disorder

Author: Dinah Bradley

Publisher: Hunter House

ISBN: 0897933486

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 110

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Hyperventilation — taking in more air than needed — is habitual for some people. Dinah Bradley outlines remedies that incorporate breathing exercises, posture adjustments, and stress reduction. This new edition includes a workbook for readers to chart their progress.

Clinical Handbook of Interstitial Lung Disease

Author: Muhunthan Thillai,David R. Moller,Keith C. Meyer

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351650084

Category: Medical

Page: 529

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This handbook provides clinical guidance to the practicing physician on the diagnosis and treatment of Interstitial Lung Diseases (ILD). A contributed work with invited chapters which draw on the knowledge and experience of recognised global leaders in respiratory medicine, it is authoritative, concise and portable and is intended for use in a fast-paced clinical setting. The book: offers practical tips and clear guidance for clinicians provides detailed explanations of the main therapeutic options for each individual ILD contains high-quality visuals, including radiology and histopathology of the most common as well as some of the rarer ILDs discusses individual ILDs and has topics common to all including critical care, lung transplantation and palliative care navigates clinicians through cases with decision making guidelines and algorithms includes appendices with international practice guidelines, sample patient information sheets and other helpful resources. Emphasizing how to perform a thorough assessment of an ILD patient for accurate diagnosis and their subsequent effective management, this is both a gold standard text as well as a daily companion for physicians caring for ILD patients. A first-of-its-kind, it will become the go-to guide for all clinicians who manage patients with ILD.

Clinical Respiratory Medicine

Expert Consult - Online and Print

Author: Richard K. Albert,Stephen G. Spiro,James R. Jett

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323070949

Category: Medical

Page: 1032

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This comprehensive clinical textbook examines all aspects of respiratory medicine. The editors take a practical approach to the diagnosis and management of patients with the full range of pulmonary disorders, making this your ideal source for reference in clinical practice. Fully revised, this essential volume includes new chapters on PET imaging, implications of genetic research, oxygen therapy, and rehabilitation. Now an Expert Consult title, it comes with access to the complete contents of the book online, including all of the book’s images, downloadable for use in presentations. Provides complete clinical coverage so you can Better manage and treat patients with pulmonary disease. Uses templated, clinical chapters for consistent, concise, essential information. Includes coverage that reflects the way you practice medicine today with critical information relevant to everyday practice. Utilizes diagnostic algorithms to help you find critical information and at a glance. Includes new chapters on PET imaging, implications of genetic research, oxygen therapy, and rehabilitation to keep you up to date. Includes access to the complete contents of the book online, including all of the book’s images, downloadable for use in presentations.

Interstitial Lung Disease

Author: Marvin I. Schwarz,Talmadge E. King

Publisher: PMPH-USA

ISBN: 9781607950240

Category: Medical

Page: 1161

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Deals with interstitial lung diseases and includes clinical, pathologic, radiologic and physiologic evaluation of the patient with ILD. This book covers a wide array of disorders, sarcoidosis, asbestosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, drug induced lung disease, connective tissue disease and pulmonary vasculitis, to name but a few.

Handbook of Pig Medicine

Author: Peter G. G. Jackson,Peter D. Cockcroft

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702028282

Category: Medical

Page: 296

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Filling a much needed place in veterinary medicine, Handbook of Pig Medicine provides the knowledge needed to recognize, diagnose, treat and control pig diseases in practice. The book includes high quality illustrations which, where appropriate, complement written descriptions of clinical signs. It deals with medical, surgical and reproductive problems in pigs. Clinical examination of the individual pig and the investigation of herd problems are covered in detail, along with a study on pig population medicine. Each body system is considered with special attention to clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment. Additionally, chapters in the book discuss obstetrics, pig haematology and biochemistry as well as differential diagnosis. Other topics discussed, include organic and outdoor pigs; problems of the pet pig, sampling, euthanasia and post-mortem examination. Written by two experienced clinicians and clinical teachers Succinct, reader-friendly text intended for quick and effective use Over 250 high quality colour illustrations support the text Detailed description of clinical examination of pigs - an essential part of diagnosis Provides students and clinicians with the knowledge and the skills to deal with pig patients effectively

Spinal Control: The Rehabilitation of Back Pain E-Book

State of the art and science

Author: Paul W. Hodges,Jacek Cholewicki,Jaap H van Dieen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702054542

Category: Medical

Page: 304

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For the first time, international scientific and clinical leaders have collaborated to present this exclusive book which integrates state-of-the art engineering concepts of spine control into clinically relevant approaches for the rehabilitation of low back pain. Spinal Control identifies the scope of the problem around motor control of the spine and pelvis while defining key terminology and methods as well as placing experimental findings into context. Spinal Control also includes contributions that put forward different sides of critical arguments (e.g. whether or not to focus on training the deep muscles of the trunk) and then bring these arguments together to help both scientists and clinicians better understand the convergences and divergences within this field. On the one hand, this book seeks to resolve many of the issues that are debated in existing literature, while on the other, its contributing opinion leaders present current best practice on how to study the questions facing the field of spine control, and then go on to outline the key directions for future research. Spinal Control – the only expert resource which provides a trusted, consensus approach to low back pain rehabilitation for both clinicians and scientists alike! Covers the most important issues in spine control research Illustrates the clinical relevance of research and how this is or can be applied in clinical practice Edited and written by world leading experts, contributing first class content on different aspects of spine control Chapters that bring together the expertise of these world leaders on topics such as neuromotor mechanisms of spine control, proprioception, subgrouping in back pain and modelling spine stability An extensive and illustrated clinical consensus chapter that brings together the philosophies of clinical opinion leaders for the first time

Color Atlas and Text of Pulmonary Pathology

Author: Philip T. Cagle,Roberto Barrios,Timothy C. Allen

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781782081

Category: Medical

Page: 628

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Thoroughly updated for its Second Edition, this comprehensive, profusely illustrated text/atlas covers the full range of pulmonary pathology, including common, rare and newly described diseases, both neoplastic and non-neoplastic. The book presents a multimodality approach to diagnosis, integrating cytologic, radiologic, surgical, and clinical pathologic features of each disease. By combining carefully chosen color illustrations with lists of distinguishing features of each entity, this text/atlas provides a quick path to accurate diagnosis. This edition features updated sections on pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary hemorrhage, lung transplantation, and pediatric pulmonary pathology, including new classification and grading systems. Throughout the book, new entities and new images have been added. An online image bank provides instant access to all the book's illustrations.

The Chronic Cough Enigma

How to recognize, diagnose and treat neurogenic and reflux related cough

Author: Jamie A. Koufman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1940561019

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 176

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If you have confusing and unexplained breathing problems or your asthma has not responded to treatment, this book is for you. The Chronic Cough Enigma is written for people who have been coughing for months or years and cannot get useful answers from their doctors. More than 20 million Americans suffer from what is known as enigmatic chronic cough. This book provides insights from Dr. Jamie Koufman’s almost forty years of successfully managing thousands of long-suffering cough patients. Indeed, the typical chronic cough patient who comes to her office has been coughing for more than a decade. This book provides the many who suffer from chronic cough new and potentially life-changing information and the potential to be cured.

Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine E-Book

Author: Stephen H. Sheldon,Meir H. Kryger,Richard Ferber,David Gozal

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455733326

Category: Medical

Page: 472

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Principles and Practice of Pediatric Sleep Medicine, 2nd Edition, written by preeminent sleep medicine experts Drs. Sheldon, Kryger, Ferber, and Gozal, is the most comprehensive source for diagnosing and managing sleep disorders in children. Newly updated and now in full color throughout, this medical reference book is internationally recognized as the definitive resource for any health practitioner who treats children, providing absolute guidance on virtually all of the sleep-associated problems encountered in pediatric patients. Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Organized format separates coverage into Normal and Abnormal sleep for quick access to the key information you need. Abundantly referenced chapters help you to investigate topics further. Equips you with a complete understanding of both medical and psychiatric sleep disorders. New and expanded chapters regarding sleep related breathing disorders; parasomnias; differential diagnosis of pediatric sleep disorders; hypersomnia; school start times and implications; and the evaluation and management of circadian rhythm disturbances. Extensive coverage on obstructive sleep apnea, diagnosis and treatment; evaluation and management of sleepy children; evaluation and management of circadian rhythm abnormalities; and pharmacology.

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Wilkins' Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care

Author: Albert J. Heuer,Craig L. Scanlan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323100295

Category: Medical

Page: 529

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The only respiratory care text devoted exclusively to patient assessment! By performing a thorough patient assessment, you'll be able to assist physicians in the decision-making process regarding treatment, in evaluating the treatment's effectiveness, and in determining if changes in the treatment need to be made. The book's comprehensive approach covers all of the most important aspects and topics of assessment. This edition is streamlined to emphasize learning objectives. And you can prepare for the CRT exam more effectively with the new NBRC Exam Matrix Correlation Guide! A comprehensive approach covers all of the most important aspects of assessment, so you can assess patients effectively. Additional Questions to Ask About boxes list questions that you should ask patients (e.g., coughing, sputum, shortness of breath) or ask yourself (e.g., lung sounds you are hearing, blood pressure, respiratory rate). Learning objectives, chapter outlines, chapter overviews, and key terms lists begin each chapter, preparing you for the key topics and content you will learn. Key Point summaries and assessment questions reflect and emphasize the key information identified in the learning objectives. Answers to assessment questions help you review by including rationales and page references to the textbook, by reflecting the NBRC format, and by supporting learning objectives. Enhanced Simply Stated boxes emphasize important concepts. Additional case studies help you apply chapter content to clinical scenarios. Content from the text is related to the NBRC exam matrix for the CRT exam on a companion Evolve website, helping you better prepare for the difficult board exams. A new Neurological Assessment chapter focuses on conscious sedation. A discussion of health literacy addresses the importance of determining the patient's level of understanding when conducting a patient assessment. Discussions of the assessment of the obese patient prepare you for some of the unique challenges related to assessing obese patients (e.g., the physical exam and chest x-ray). Key Point summaries in every chapter emphasize the learning objectives and provide an easy-to-find overview. A list of abbreviations common to assessment is included on the inside of the cover for quick reference. Procedure checklists for common assessment procedures are included in a new appendix, with PDFs of the forms available on the Evolve website.

Equine Internal Medicine

Author: Stephen M. Reed,Warwick M. Bayly,Debra C. Sellon

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780323443296

Category: Horses

Page: 1488

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Confidently diagnose, treat, and manage patient conditions with the only comprehensive book on the market devoted solely to equine internal medicine. Filled with fully updated content on principles of treatment and contributions from internationally known equine experts, Equine Internal Medicine, 4th Edition focuses on the basic pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie the development of various equine diseases. A problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you will encounter in practice. A new companion website with over 120 video clips presents diseases and disorders that cannot be explained as well through words Updated information throughout, including the most recent drug information. Current and well-referenced content on equine diseases and treatment techniques cites the latest books and journals. Internationally known equine experts present information on problems affecting horses throughout the world - and provide contributions that enable practitioners and students to approach disease and treatment of equine patients with more authority and understanding. User-friendly exterior and interior design makes the book appealing to both the equine internal medicine practitioner and the veterinary student. Easy-to-find information facilitates a more thorough understanding with minimal frustration. Organized and consistent coverage among chapters allows you to easily find information on a specific topic. NEW! Fully updated and revised sections on disorders and principles of treatment. NEW! Problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you will encounter in practice. NEW! Pathophysiology is emphasized throughout, providing a sound basis for discussions of the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis that follow. NEW! Body systems chapters begin with a thorough discussion of the diagnostic method appropriate to the system, including physical examination, clinical pathology, radiography, endoscopy, and ultrasonography. NEW and UNIQUE! Companion website includes more than 120 video clips linked to content from chapters on cardiovascular and neurologic system disorders. NEW! Flow charts, diagrams, and algorithms clarify complex material.

Pediatric Respiratory Medicine

Author: Lynn Max Taussig,Louis I. Landau

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323040489

Category: Medical

Page: 1118

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This user-friendly text presents current scientific information, diagnostic approaches, and management strategies for the care of children with acute and chronic respiratory diseases. A consistent chapter format enables rapid and effortless location of the most current protocols on manifestations, etiologies, triggers, approaches to treatment, complications, and preventative strategies. Includes guidance on differential diagnosis to help determine which disease or condition the patient may have. Uses extensive color-coded algorithms to facilitate quick diagnosis, management, and treatment decisions. Provides the latest scientific information and diagnostic and management strategies for the care of children with respiratory illnesses. Presents cutting-edge coverage with new information on the biology of, and the influences on, the respiratory system during childhood, as well as the diagnosis and management of both common (ie, wheezing infant, cystic fibrosis, tuberculosis) and.

Pulmonary Emergencies

ERS Monograph 74

Author: Leo Heunks,Alexandre Demoule,Wolfram Windisch

Publisher: European Respiratory Society

ISBN: 1849840741

Category: Medical

Page: 239

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Sleep Disorders Medicine

Basic Science, Technical Considerations and Clinical Aspects

Author: Sudhansu Chokroverty

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1493965786

Category: Medical

Page: 1269

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Since publication of the first edition in 1994, the second edition in 1999, and the third edition in 2009, many new advances in sleep medicine have been made and warrant a fourth edition. This comprehensive text features 19 additional chapters and covers basic science, technical and laboratory aspects and clinical and therapeutic advances in sleep medicine for beginners and seasoned practitioners. With the discovery of new entities, many new techniques and therapies, and evolving basic science understanding of sleep, Sleep Disorders Medicine, Fourth Edition brings old and new knowledge about sleep medicine together succinctly in one place for a deeper understanding of the topic. Neurologists, internists, family physicians, pediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists, otolaryngologists, dentists, neurosurgeons, neuroscientists, intensivists, as well as those interested in advancing their knowledge in sleep and its disorders, will find this edition to be an invaluable resource to this bourgeoning field.

Kendig's Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children E-Book

Author: Robert W. Wilmott,Andrew Bush,Robin R Deterding,Felix Ratjen,Peter Sly,Heather Zar,Albert P. Li

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323555950

Category: Medical

Page: 1150

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Now in a fully updated 9th Edition, Kendig's Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children, by Drs. Robert Wilmott, Andrew Bush, Robin Deterding, and Felix Ratjen, continues to provide authoritative, evidence-based information to residents, fellows, and practitioners in this wide-ranging specialty. Bringing key knowledge from global experts together in one easy-to-understand volume, it covers everything from the latest basic science and its relevance to today’s clinical issues, to improving patient outcomes for the common and rare respiratory problems found in newborns and children worldwide. Uses succinct, straightforward text, numerous tables and figures, summaries at the end of each chapter, and more than 500 full-color images to convey key information in an easy-to-digest manner. Contains new chapters reflecting expanding knowledge on the respiratory complications of Down syndrome and other genetic disorders, modern molecular therapies for cystic fibrosis and asthma, and pulmonary embolism and thromboembolic disease. Features a new templated format with more descriptive headings and bulleted text for quick reference and navigation. Covers today’s key issues, including the genetic basis of respiratory disease, new and emerging respiratory infections, interstitial lung diseases in infants and young children, technology and diagnostic techniques for pulmonary function tests, emerging lung infections, and new therapies for cystic fibrosis and asthma. Provides up-to-date instruction on important procedures, such as bronchoscopy and pulmonary function testing. Highlights the knowledge and expertise of three new editors, as well as more than 100 world authorities in the fields of pediatrics, pulmonology, neurology, microbiology, cardiology, physiology, diagnostic imaging, critical care, otolaryngology, allergy, and surgery.

Aminoff's Neurology and General Medicine

Author: Michael J. Aminoff,S.Andrew Josephson

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0124077382

Category: Medical

Page: 1392

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Aminoff's Neurology and General Medicine is the standard and classic reference providing comprehensive coverage of the relationship between neurologic practice and general medicine. As neurologists are asked to consult on general medical conditions, this reference provides an authoritative tool linking general medical conditions to specific neurologic issues and disorders. This is also a valuable tool for the general practitioner seeking to understand the neurologic aspects of their medical practice. Completely revised with new chapters covering metastatic disease, bladder disease, psychogenic disorders, dementia, and pre-operative and post-operative care of patients with neurologic disorders, this new edition will again be the go-to reference for both neurologists and general practitioners. The standard authoritative reference detailing the relationship between neurology and general medicine 100% revised and updated with several new chapters Well illustrated, with most illustrations in full color