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pulm4 chest PT

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Indications for Chest Physical Therapy Patients who have acute or chronic respiratory problems
Indications for Chest Physical Therapy The inability to expel pulmonary secretions
Indications for Chest Physical Therapy An ineffective cough
Indications for Chest Physical Therapy Patients with increased secretions
Indications for Chest Physical Therapy Patients with pneumonia
Indications for Chest Physical Therapy Patients with atelectasis
Indications for Chest Physical Therapy Patients with neurological impairments that cause swallowing difficulties
Contraindications for Chest Physical Therapy Congestive heart failure
Contraindications for Chest Physical Therapy Significant pulmonary edema
Contraindications for Chest Physical Therapy Significant pleural effusion
Contraindications for Chest Physical Therapy Pneumothorax
Contraindications for Chest Physical Therapy Cardiac arrhythmia
Contraindications for Chest Physical Therapy History of recent myocardial infarction
Contraindications for Chest Physical Therapy Unstable angina
Contraindications for Chest Physical Therapy Pulmonary embolism
Guidelines for Chest Physical Therapy Treatment should be administered prior to eating or at least one hour after meals.
Guidelines for Chest Physical Therapy Percuss and vibrate over each segment to be treated for at least 3-5 minutes.
Guidelines for Chest Physical Therapy Cough after each segment is treated.
Guidelines for Chest Physical Therapy Allow for a rest period after each segment is treated.
Guidelines for Chest Physical Therapy Review breathing exercises in each drainage position.
Guidelines for Chest Physical Therapy Treatment should not exceed 45-60 minutes secondary to patient fatigue.
Goals for Chest Physical Therapy Mobilize secretions
Goals for Chest Physical Therapy Expel secretions
Goals for Chest Physical Therapy Improve breathing patterns
Goals for Chest Physical Therapy Improve ventilation throughout all lobes
Goals for Chest Physical Therapy Improve overall function
Percussion cupped hands that strike over a particular lung segment in alternating fashion during inspiration and expiration in order to mobilize secretions. rhythmic sequence lasts for several minutes and should not be painful.
Vibration both hands (one on top of another) directly over the chest wall to provide pressure and manual vibration during exhalation. Vibration should be used only during expiration. .
Vibration Pressure should be applied in the same direction as chest wall movement during expiration
Created by: micah10
 

 



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