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copertina di Management of Patients with Neuromuscular Disease

Management of Patients with Neuromuscular Disease

di Bach  • 2003  • dettagli prodotto


A great majority of people with neuromuscular diseases like muscular dystrophy, ALS, spinal muscular atrophy, myasthenia gravis and post-poliomyelitis continue to be told that they have "terminal illnesses" and are not offered management options that can spare them of cardiopulmonary morbidity and mortality. This book is unique in offering viable management alternatives that result in a patients prolonged survival and enhanced quality of life.Table of Contents: Section 1: General Evaluation and Management Concerns1. Disease Assessment and Evolution2. Medical Therapies and Research3. Nutrition 4. Swallowing and Gastrointestinal Concerns 5. Cardiac Management Section 2: The Physical Intervention Stages6. Stage 1: The Ambulatory Stage7. Stage 2: Stage of Loss of Ambulation8. Conventional "End-Stage" ManagementSection 3: The Stage of Prolonged Quality Survival9. The Physiological Basis of Aiding Respiratory Muscles10. Noninvasive Respiratory Muscle Aids, Intervention Goals, and Mechanisms of Action11. Respiratory Muscle Aids: Patient Evaluation, Respiratory Aid Protocol, and Outcomes12. Pediatrics Respiratory Management13. Quality of Life and Ethical Issues


ISBN: 1560536047

Titolo: Management of Patients with Neuromuscular Disease


Editore: Elsevier - Hanley and Belfus

Volume: Unico

Edizione: 2003

Lingua: Inglese

Finitura: Copertina flessibile

Misure: 15x22 cm

Pagine: 350

Peso: 0.6 kg