Syllabus (Physiotherapy in Cardiopulmonary)

PHYSIOTHERAPY IN CARDIOPULMONARY

Total Lecture: 100 Hrs

Exam time: 3 Hrs.                                                                

Total marks: 150

                                                                                                                Written: 100

                                                                                                    Oral / Practical: 30

                                                                                                                Sessional: 20

1) Review of Subjective and Objective Assessment of respiratory patient.

2) Review of mechanism of normal respiration.

3) Chest examination, including auscultation.

4) Knowledge of various investigative procedures (invasive & noninvasive) used in        the diagnosis of various respiratory disorders.

Review of pathological changes and principal of management by physiotherapy of the following conditions:

  1. Bronchitis, Asthma, Lung abscess, Bronchiectasis, Emphysema, COPD.
  2. Pleurisy and Emphyema, Pneumonia.
  3. Bacterial Disease.
  4. Rheumatic fever, Carcinoma of respiratory tract.
  5. Paralysis of diaphragm & vocal cords.
  6. Chest wall deformities.

THORACIC SURGERY

Review of pathological changes and principle of pre and postoperative management by physiotherapy of the following conditions:

1) Lobectomy, Pneumonectomy, Thoracotomy, Thoracoplasty, Endoscopy & eye hold surgeries.

2) Corrective surgeries of congenital heart defects, angioplasties, blood vessel grafting, open heart surgeries & heart transplant.

Cardiovascular Physiotherapy:

1) Review of Subjective and Objective Assessment of Cardiac patient

2) Review of anatomy & physiology of the cardiovascular system.

3) Knowledge of various investigative procedures (invasive & noninvasive) used in the diagnosis of various cardiovascular disorders.

  • Review of pathological changes and principle of management by Physiotherapy of coronary artery diseases, valvular diseases and conductive heart diseases and vascular diseases.
  • Physiotherapy in ICU
  • Pre and postoperative Physiotherapy management.
  • Physiotherapy in Spinal cord lesion.
  • Arterial blood gases analysis.
  • Cardiopulmonary function testing.
  • Adult respiratory distress syndrome.
  • Methods to increase lung volume.
  • Methods to clear secretion.
  • Methods to decrease breathlessness.
  • Ventilation and perfusion and position of patient to optimize ventilation –perfusion ratio.
  • Oxygen therapy.
  • Post myocardial infarction protocol.
  • Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation programme.
  • Postural drainage.
  • Exercise
    • Breathing control
    • Active cycle of breathing techniques.
    • Thoracic expansion
    • Glossopharyngeal breathing.
  • Manual technique
    • Chest clapping
    • Chest shaking
    • Vibration
    • Percussion
  • Mechanical aids used in cardio respiratory problem.
    • Ventilator
    • Peak flow meter.
    • Incentive spirometry
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR).

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