Rationale for Pulmonary Rehabilitation:Patient Selection

  • C. F. Donner
  • A. Braghiroli
  • M. Lusuardi
Part of the Current Topics in Rehabilitation book series (CURRENT REHAB)

Abstract

The benefit of pulmonary rehabilitation is well documented for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), whereas there is up to now little evidence2 or studies in progress about the possible benefits in patients with severe pulmonary impairment who have diagnoses other than COPD.

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Transportation Smoke Hemiplegia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. F. Donner
    • 1
  • A. Braghiroli
    • 1
  • M. Lusuardi
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Pulmonary Disease, Clinica del Lavoro Foundation, Institute of Care and ResearchMedical Center of RehabilitationVerunoItaly

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