Cardio/Pulmonary Conditions

Cardiopulmonary Program - Enhancing the Heart and Lungs

At Post Acute Medical, the goal of our Cardiopulmonary Program is to increase activity, endurance, and independence, as well as develop a long-term maintenance program, for those patients diagnosed with various conditions of the heart and lungs.

Diagnoses that may benefit from our program:

  • COPD
  • Asthma
  • Emphysema
  • Chronic bronchitis
  • Pulmonary fibrosis
  • Ventilator management
     

Your Treatment Team may include:

  • Respiratory therapist
  • Physical therapist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Case manager
  • Cardiologist
  • Pulmonologist
  • Physiatrist (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician)
  • Registered nurse
  • Psychology services
  • Registered dietitian
  • Speech language pathologist
     

Typical Therapy Services:

  • Instruct patient to maximize oxygen intake/consumption
  • Educate patient to identify early warning signs of distress
  • Introduce patient to relaxation therapy
  • Teach endurance and strength training
  • Formulate respiratory care plan
  • Instruct patient in:
    • Disease pathology
    • Medications
    • Panic control techniques
    • Breathing retraining
    • Proper breathing techniques
    • Energy conservation
    • Appropriate exercise program
    • Infection control
       

Expected Outcomes:

  • Enhanced aerobic capacity (oxygen consumption)         
  • Decreased emergency room visits
  • Decreased frequency and duration of hospitalization
  • Decreased dependence on oxygen

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